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 […]
Wincanton were the big winners at the 32nd annual Motor Transport Awards last night, taking home Haulier of the Year against some stiff competition in the shape of Elddis Transport and Abbey Logistics – both of which were looking to take the biggest prize in transport for a second and third time respectively. As is now almost traditional at the MT Awards, DPD took home a handful of prizes; including awards for Innovation; Customer Care and Home Delivery Operator of […]
DPD has started offering its new service Precise, which allows customers to select their own hour delivery slot.
DPD says it will be able to offer customers carbon neutral shipping from July. The parcel carrier’s Total Zero commitment will mean customers can send packages of all weights, sizes and types that are carbon neutral at no extra cost. The business, which has already made a series of changes to reduce its carbon emissions, will also benefit from parent company Geopost’s partnership with carbon market company CDC Climat. Geopost will spend €5m per year on carbon offsetting projects in […]