DPD UK DPD continues to transform its urban operation with more micro depots and the wider deployment of its all-electric fleet – 10% of the fleet now operates emission-free. DPD’s 25-25-25 strategy to decarbonise all deliveries in 25 UK cities by 2025 is under way with diesel vehicles taken off the UK’s streets and unproductive mileage slashed to create a more efficient operation. This will lead to 42,000 tonnes of CO2 savings or the equivalent of planting 170,000 trees by […]
DPD Group were the big winners at the 2015 Motor Transport Awards, taking home a staggering and unprecedented five awards.
DPD is to open three new depots in London, Southampton and Dundee to handle the expected increase in parcel volumes this Christmas. The expansion – an investment of £4.3m by DPD – is expected to create 150 new jobs across its new depots at Southwark in London, Hedge End in Southampton and the West Pitkerro industrial site in Dundee. The new £2.3m Hedge End depot is set to replace its existing site at Chandlers Ford and will become fully operational […]
The surge of e-retailing is presenting parcel carriers with a conundrum: how do carriers profit from the rapid surge in B2C volumes, while ensuring their networks are able to cope with capacity demands? Hayley Pink reports Peak period capacity is at breaking point, City Link MD David Smith warned an industry conference in June, with the 2012 Christmas period posing a record challenge for carriers and retailers alike. Smith says there has been no new capacity in the industry since […]