GeoPost UK, comprising of DPD and Interlink, showed robust financial health in 2013 with significant increases in turnover and pre-tax profit. Turnover at DPD rose by 24% to £492m for the year-ending 29 December 2013, from £397m in the previous year, while turnover at Interlink rose 12% to £179m. Combining the two businesses the turnover at GeoPost UK’s activities stood at £671.6m, compared to £470.9m in 2012. Pre-tax profit for the combined businesses stood at £90m. According to documents filed […]
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