DPD has announced 6,000 new UK jobs and a major infrastructure investment in response to the “unprecedented boom in online shopping” caused by Covid-19. The firm will invest £200m this year to expand its next-day parcel capacity, including £100m on vehicles, £60m on 15 new regional depots (10 more than originally planned in 2020) and the remainder on technology. The new jobs will include delivery and HGV drivers, warehouse staff, management positions and support staff, including mechanics. The vehicle investment […]
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