DPD will create up to 700 new jobs in response to rapid growth in weekend deliveries, the firm has said. It is seeking to employ part-time, dedicated weekend delivery drivers to handle a 40% increase in parcels on Saturdays and Sundays during the past year. The parcel firm attributes the volumes surge to general growth in e-commerce and more retailers promoting the option of weekend deliveries. Fashion and electronic devices are the fastest growing sectors for DPD. The company, which […]
Building work for DPD’s £100m East Midlands parcel hub is likely to begin in August, following the granting of planning approval.
DPD has added fashion retailer Matalan to its catalogue of DPD Pickup locations, the number of which is set to hit 2,800 by the end of the year.