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 […]
Work on DPD’s £100m East Midlands hub has been completed, with the facility expected to be fully operational by next September.
Hauliers are no doubt still catching their breath from London’s double whammy of an earlier Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) start date and the prospect of it expanding capital-wide by 2020.
DHL Express is planning to invest £30m in its network of depots and hubs over the next four years. UK and Ireland chief executive Phil Couchman revealed exclusively to MT that the logistics giant plans to expand capacity nationwide as a result of demand for international express deliveries over the past 12 months.