DPD has been given the go ahead to build its fifth UK hub, which it expects to go live in October 2020. The new £150m site will be built just two miles from DPD’s Hub 4 and International Gateway site in Hinckley. The 276,000ft² hub building will be 503m in length, and will be built on a 39 acre site on a new 82 acre employment park just off junction 1 of the M69. The carrier’s fifth UK hub will […]
The surge of e-retailing is presenting parcel carriers with a conundrum: how do carriers profit from the rapid surge in B2C volumes, while ensuring their networks are able to cope with capacity demands? Hayley Pink reports Peak period capacity is at breaking point, City Link MD David Smith warned an industry conference in June, with the 2012 Christmas period posing a record challenge for carriers and retailers alike. Smith says there has been no new capacity in the industry since […]
Potter Logistics has won a storage contract with pet food supplier Wagg Foods.
DPD has restarted parcel deliveries to Europe after suspending the service last week.