DPD is to launch an “extensive” consultation of its employment and working condition arrangements across its network of drivers and depots. The carrier came under fire earlier this week after The Guardian reported it had fined a diabetic driver for missing his round when he had been attending a medical appointment, who later died of the disease. DPD said it had, incorrectly, issued the fine to Don Lane, who had worked at the business for 19 years, but that it […]
DPD is to open three new depots in London, Southampton and Dundee to handle the expected increase in parcel volumes this Christmas. The expansion – an investment of £4.3m by DPD – is expected to create 150 new jobs across its new depots at Southwark in London, Hedge End in Southampton and the West Pitkerro industrial site in Dundee. The new £2.3m Hedge End depot is set to replace its existing site at Chandlers Ford and will become fully operational […]
DVSA has published the names of the first operators taking part in its flagship earned recognition pilot, with Wincanton, DPD and John Lewis among the 20-strong cohort.