DPD customers will be able to instruct drivers to avoid making deliveries at specific times, such as the school run, with the launch of the carrier’s new app Your DPD. Launched today, the new app allows customers to create a profile, through which they can set delivery preferences and track deliveries. If a customer misses their delivery, the app allows DPD to see when a customer has returned to their home and attempt to deliver a second time (pictured). The […]
DPDgroup has increased its majority shareholding in e-commerce delivery company WnDirect to 83%, effectively taking full control of the business.
Christmas 2012 was another record-breaking year for parcel carriers, with many reporting volumes that made 2011’s peak seem a simple task. With year-on-year volumes rising every Christmas and the online retail boom not showing any signs of slowing down, how are carriers ensuring they are well prepared for 2013’s peak? Retailers again reported record-breaking internet sales over the festive period. Web sales were up 44% for City Link customer John Lewis, and 11% for Hermes customer Next. Debenhams also saw […]
It’s been a dramatic year in home delivery. ArrowXL was forced to watch one of its key hubs burn to the ground, and DX Group lost its senior leadership team after years of unrest and financial turbulence. To recap what’s happened in the sector in 2017 here’s a look back at it, neatly boxed up for you.