DPD hopes to build a £100m parcel hub in the East Midlands, increasing its overall capacity by 65%. The firm is currently in the process of obtaining planning permission to develop the purpose-built 330,000 ft² hub in Hinckley, Leicestershire, which it hopes will be fully operational in 2015. The development forms part of a £175m investment in its hubs and depots, unveiled in November, and will be capable of processing 70,000 parcels an hour. Chief executive Dwain McDonald said: “We […]
Hermes has revealed that its ParcelShops have handled more than 870,000 parcels since the concept was introduced in June.
Parcels distribution firm Yodel says it is working with immigration officials following a raid at one of its depots in Surrey last Friday (3 May) that resulted in the arrest of 10 men working there.
TNT Express has added two 15.65m longer semi-trailers to one of its trunking routes and plans to introduce more into its operation.