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 UK has acquired same-day delivery firm CitySprint in a move it said would strengthen its position in the market.
DPD’s acquisition of Pie Mapping has put the technology company in a strong position to expand, said CEO Stuart Hill.
DPD will create up to 700 new jobs in response to rapid growth in weekend deliveries, the firm has said.