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 […]
DPD has revealed its parcel volumes are at record levels as the COVID-19 pandemic triggers a massive spike in home deliveries.
Four businesses go head-to-head to be awarded Home Delivery Operator of the Year, sponsored by Cartwright Group: DPD; Hermes; John Lewis and Whirlpool. The winner will be announced at the Grosvenor House hotel in London on 4 July.