DPD has forged a partnership with The Post Office which sees it oust the Royal Mail Group as the only carrier used by the retailer. The deal is part of a wider plan by The Post Office to open up its network of 11,500 branches to external carriers for the first time in its 360 year history. The partnership with DPD sees Royal Mail Group lose its status as the only carrier to have an agreement with the Post Office […]
B2C parcel giant DPD says it is enhancing its green credentials by providing carbon neutral shipping from its five major European markets at no extra cost to the customer. The initiative, badged Total Zero, will see the company build on measures to reduce its carbon footprint as well as buy carbon credits to offset remaining CO2 from its 2.5m daily parcel movements. From July, business and consumer shipments to all destinations around the world from France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium […]
DPD hopes to build a £100m parcel hub in the East Midlands, increasing its overall capacity by 65%.
DPD says it will be able to offer customers carbon neutral shipping from July. The parcel carrier’s Total Zero commitment will mean customers can send packages of all weights, sizes and types that are carbon neutral at no extra cost. The business, which has already made a series of changes to reduce its carbon emissions, will also benefit from parent company Geopost’s partnership with carbon market company CDC Climat. Geopost will spend €5m per year on carbon offsetting projects in […]