DPD and Interlink Express parent Geopost UK has submitted plans for a depot in Etruria, near Stoke-on-Trent. The depot, which a spokesman confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk is in addition to DPD’s investment in 15 new or upgraded hubs and depots by the end of 2015, will include spaces for 16 HGVs and 120 vans if given the green light. Documents submitted to Stoke-on-Trent City Council in September also include plans for a 60,000ft² site, including 50,000ft² of warehousing space. The spokesman […]
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]
DPD has opened the fourth in its series of new “super depots” ahead of what it expects to be its busiest Christmas peak period to date.
Yodel has expressed its disappointment at the results of a consumer poll in which it was voted the worst of the major parcel delivery firms in the UK.