Derrick Potter, founder and chairman of Potter Logistics, celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary by receiving the Chairman’s Award at the annual UK Warehousing Association Awards at the Dorchester Hotel yesterday (1 July). The award, presented by UKWA chairman Tony Mohan, recognises the individual who has worked in and represented the logistics sector over a number of years. Potter Logistics also collected two more trophies – Joe Jackson received the Young Employee of the Year Award and Scott Wallace was named […]
Delivery giant DPD is aiming to slash its final mile emissions by 89% in 25 cities across the UK by 2025 by using either zero or low-emission vehicles.
DPD has invested £10.2m in opening six new or expanded depots in response to growing parcel volumes.
DPD’s smartphone-friendly website has smashed the one million unique user milestone, with more than 2.5 million parcels tracked via the online service in its first six months of operation. Since its launch in November 2011, which the parcels giant says was an industry-first, more than 55,000 deliveries have also been rearranged via the QR (quick response) codes printed on DPD calling cards. Customers scan the code and are directed instantly to the specific web page allowing redelivery. Dwain McDonald, DPD […]