By 2018 DPD’s 65-strong depot network was stretched to its limits following rapid growth over seven years. With volumes up around 10% a year, it was taking longer and longer to tip around 750,000 parcels every morning and sort them into 1.7m postcodes. The result was increasingly delayed deliveries. The problem lay within DPD’s automated system for allocating parcels to routes, which only allowed drivers to leave their depots once all inbound trailers had been tipped to ensure all parcels […]
MT Awards 2020: DPD used technology to make the most of existing resources and take the Best Use of Technology Award
By 2018, DPD’s 65-strong depot network was stretched to its limits following rapid growth over the previous seven years.
Farrall’s Group Key to the organisation’s recent rebranding as Farrall’s Group was a desire to create a striking and professional livery with a modern lease of life. A new main icon was introduced – a combination of the F & G from Farrall’s Group – which looks to highlight the company’s ability to work as a team. The existing colour palate of red and amber was retained but with more depth and flare than in previous designs. Farrall’s also introduced […]
FreshLinc FreshLinc’s operations team oversees a 400-strong fleet and over 760 drivers across multiple depots whilst also managing around 16,000 movements a year from Belgium and the Netherlands. The team has revolutionised the way it works, taking the operation 98% paperless with all compliance managed digitally from HQ. It has adopted the UK’s first mobile Clandestine Check app to ensure drivers are safeguarded from migrant incursions as they cross borders. The team has also reacted rapidly to new compliance demands […]