DPD has denied that it is currently considering opening a fifth hub in 2018-20. The parcel carrier, which recently received planning permission to develop its 330,000 ft² East Midlands hub in Hinckley, Leicestershire, said it has not yet set out plans for expansion beyond the investments planned over the next two to three years. A spokesman for the carrier said: “There are no firm plans beyond that at this stage but clearly if we continue to grow at our current […]
DPD will create up to 700 new jobs in response to rapid growth in weekend deliveries, the firm has said.
In November, City Link’s parent Rentokil revealed the express parcels firm had recorded a loss for the first nine months of the year of £24m, albeit £1m less than that posted in the same period of 2011 on revenue up £7m to £225m. Nevertheless Rentokil chief executive Alan Brown reaffirmed his faith in the management team City Link MD Dave Smith has assembled – largely from former colleagues from Royal Mail – and the latest three year recovery plan that […]
Hermes has revealed the timescale for some of its expansion plans throughout 2013 and 2014, in what it hopes will deliver a capacity uplift of around a third.