DPD is to give its self-employed workers new rights including sick pay, annual leave and a pension as part of a new driver code, which comes after the death of a self-employed driver earlier this year. Self-employed driver Don Lane died in January after missing medical appointments to avoid a second £150 penalty from DPD, having previously been handed one in July 2017 after he took time off to attend a hospital appointment. As part of the new driver code, […]
DPD is to launch an “extensive” consultation of its employment and working condition arrangements across its network of drivers and depots.
Almost half the apprentices entering the logistics industry are over the age of 25, figures from research and marketing agency Firedog – the company led by former Skills for Logistics MD Ross Moloney – have revealed.
Multi-Motor Transport Award winning parcels carrier DPDgroup is set to introduce a new service later this year that will allow its customers to choose their own hour-long delivery slot.