Work on DPD’s £100m East Midlands hub has been completed, with the facility expected to be fully operational by next September. The 360,000ft² hub at Hinckley Commercial Park, Leicestershire, has 264 loading dock doors, 73,087ft² for mezzanine split over two floors and will have a Beumer automated sortation system which will run the length of the 5,059ft-long building. The parcel carrier claims that the hub was completed ahead of schedule. Building work began in July 2013. The operator plans to […]
Parcelforce Worldwide has released the details of its contract with Palletways, revealed by Motortransport.co.uk in January.
Eight road transport and logistics businesses now have an annual turnover in excess of £1bn.
CitySprint is looking to recruit an additional 300 couriers ahead of its Christmas peak. In response to a 318.7% increase in parcel volumes last December, compared to the monthly average for the rest of the year, it is hoping to take on additional delivery staff to handle what it predicts will be an even larger peak. Chief executive Patrick Gallagher said: “We’re anticipating that this will be our busiest Christmas yet, so we’re pulling out all the stops to make […]