Multi-Motor Transport Award winning parcels carrier DPDgroup is set to introduce a new service later this year that will allow its customers to choose their own hour-long delivery slot. DPD Precise, which should be running by the summer according to chief executive Dwain McDonald, follows in the footsteps of its Predict software platform, which was the first home delivery service to whittle delivery slots down to an hour. The new service will come at no extra cost to DPD customers, […]
Yodel has reduced and capped the amount of parcels it will handle during the Christmas peak, after the high volumes it experienced last year. The parcel carrier confirmed it will deliver a maximum of 4.25 million parcels during its busiest week of the Christmas peak to ensure that it provides a successful service for customers and parcels are not left undelivered. A spokesman confirmed that it had set up four temporary depots at Billingham, East Kilbride, Newbridge and Basildon, also […]
10) Dwain McDonald Title: Chief executive, DPDgroup UK Five MT Awards in one night? Only McDonald has managed that. He might not like us saying it, but McDonald has led the biggest success story in UK road transport in not just the past year, but the past decade.