DPD has opened two new facilities after reporting its volumes had surged 40% year-on-year. The carrier has opened a site in Barking for the first time, with a new, purpose built 45,200ft² depot. DPD has also replaced its Nottingham depot with a new 60,000ft² DC in the area. The move improves DPD’s coverage of the area, allowing for 133 new delivery routes, and will also create 209 new jobs when fully operational. DPD CEO Dwain McDonald said: “Investment in new […]
DPD is to launch an “extensive” consultation of its employment and working condition arrangements across its network of drivers and depots.
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]