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 […]
Palletline member Browns Distribution is planning to move just 300 metres from its current headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent to a new £8m facility next year after experiencing rocketing demand.
The Microlise Transport Conference returned to Coventry on May 18 2022 after a three-year gap due to the Covid pandemic and Microlise chief executive Nadeem Raza, pictured, said it was “fantastic to be back” with over 1,000 delegates in attendance.