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 […]
Expect Distribution shook off any potential adverse impact from the coronavirus pandemic to deliver a 68% increase in pre-tax profits last year.
Hermes bagged the Operational and Compliance Excellence award for its client and compliance-focused technology.
Another new category in the 2014 Motor Transport Awards will be Operational and Compliance Excellence, sponsored by tachograph and road transport legislation experts Tachodisc.