DPD’s acquisition of Pie Mapping has put the technology company in a strong position to expand, said CEO Stuart Hill. Hill, founder of wnDirect (also recently acquired by DPD), replaces Freddie Talberg, who will remain an advisor to the business. Hill said: “I think Pie Mapping has a real opportunity to be a global player across the freight and logistics industry. But tech companies need access to finance, and this acquisition provides vital funding to enable the business to accelerate […]
DPD is urging the parcels sector to focus on helping retailers avoid unhappy customers through failed deliveries following a new consumer campaign launched this morning on ITV’s Daybreak programme, Stand and Deliver. Speaking in reaction to Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis’s campaign to help shoppers stand up for their rights after a failed parcel delivery, DPD CEO Dwain McDonald says the spotlight is now on both the delivery sector and online retailers. He adds: “Both parties have to work together […]
Parcel carrier DPD has revealed plans to invest £3.7m in four new depots in Smethwick; Sheffield; Snetterton, Norfolk and Billingham, Teesside as part of its £175m strategy to handle increased volumes.
DPD is to operate the UK’s first eVitos from Mercedes-Benz Vans, which will be used across its London delivery operation.