Winner DPD has written the book on home delivery, in the form of an ‘inspirational’ manual for employees explaining its corporate culture. DPD UK’s winning entry for Home Delivery Operator of the Year at the Motor Transport Awards 2019 focused on five key areas: how new processes improved performance; how its app gives recipients more in-flight choices than any other carrier; the launch of the first zero-emissions delivery depot in Westminster; its health and safety track record; and how an “inspirational” […]
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, […]
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 […]
DPDgroup UK, which trades as DPD and Interlink Express, has seen turnover rise 26% and pre-tax profit increase 19.6% and said it is “well placed to deliver further growth”.