DPD has promised to pay all its drivers the real living wage, after concluding its employment review and releasing more detail about its Driver Code. The real living wage is currently set at £8.75 across the UK and £10.20 in London for those 18 and older. This compares with the National Minimum Wage, which is £7.38 for those aged 21 and older. DPD said its new ‘worker’ contract, which includes pension, paid holiday and sick pay sets a benchmark for […]
Eight road transport and logistics businesses now have an annual turnover in excess of £1bn.
Parcel carrier DPD has revealed plans to invest £3.7m in four new depots in Smethwick; Sheffield; Snetterton, Norfolk and Billingham, Teesside as part of its £175m strategy to handle increased volumes.
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]