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 […]
Prologis has secured planning consent for a 535,000sq ft speculative building at its Prologis RFI DIRFT development near Crick in Northamptonshire.
DPD has launched a customer returns service in conjunction with Hermes, extending the parcel carriers’ seven-year relationship.
Clipper Logistics faces “minimal” financial hit on Arcadia contract and no job losses, industry sources say
Clipper Logistics is set to transfer around 70 drivers on its Arcadia delivery partnership to other contracts and will lose “minimal” amounts on the deal, following the retail giant’s collapse, motortransport.co.uk has learnt.