DPD has secured planning permission for a new distribution centre at Symmetry Park, Bicester. The delivery company plans to move operations from its existing Bicester hub to the new zero carbon, 60,000sq ft distribution centre and create 250 new jobs. The new Bicester hub will be DPD’s 36th new format hub built since 2011 and part of its wider aim to be the UK’s most sustainable delivery company. Louise Ferguson, DPD property general manager said: “Our new Bicester distribution centre […]
As rising numbers of customers refuse to sign Proof of Delivery (POD) tablets due to coronavirus concerns, operators could be left exposed to future non-delivery claims, the RHA has warned.
Courier rates and surcharges are likely to rise as people move increasingly towards working from home arrangements, according to ParcelHero.
Over 30 unemployed young people are set to join the Port of London Authority (PLA) in Gravesend and Forth Ports, including Tilbury Port, as part of the government’s £2.4bn Kickstart work programme.