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 […]
Arrow XL CEO Ian Howell has left the business after four years in the role.
Almost a third of logistics companies fear new B2C delivery methods such as click and collect, viewing them as a threat to their businesses, according to a report by Barclays.
DPD plans to offer consumers more delivery options to reduce the number of failed delivery attempts, following an upgrade to its Predict service. The service was launched in 2012 and notifies consumers of a one-hour slot when they can expect their parcel to be delivered. The upgrade will notify recipients the evening before delivery and allow them to choose one of five delivery options. These include changing the delivery day, deliver to neighbour, deliver to safe place, collect from nearest […]