DPD has started offering its new service Precise, which allows customers to select their own hour delivery slot. The service, which DPD spoke to Motortransport.co.uk about at the beginning of the year, has been launched in conjunction with online fashion retailer Asos, whose customers are the only ones the new service is available to. Precise customers will still receive a notification from DPD alerting them to their next-day delivery slot, but with the new service they will be able to […]
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 […]
Hermes is set to roll out an improved delivery window service this year, which will narrow its delivery slots down to just a couple of hours.
DPD has promised to pay all its drivers the real living wage, after concluding its employment review and releasing more detail about its Driver Code.