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 […]
Parcelforce Worldwide is to invest £75m in its network and hubs over the next four years, creating 1,000 new jobs. The investment, which is part of parent company Royal Mail Group’s strategy to expand its express parcel business in the UK and internationally, will also see the opening of a new parcel processing centre in Chorley, Lancashire, as well as two additional depots in Cornwall and Hampshire. There are also plans for nine of its 53 existing depots across the […]
DPD has secured planning permission for a new distribution centre at Symmetry Park, Bicester.
Leicestershire-based Cobley Transport will start work on a £4m purpose-built home in Broughton Astley this summer, in what should be a transformational move for the business.