DPD’s £150m parcel hub in Hinckley, Leicestershire will be fully operational ahead of the Black Friday and Christmas period, the parcel delivery group has confirmed. The depot is the company’s fifth in the UK and one of the largest fully-automated domestic parcel hubs in Europe. DPD said Hub 5, close to junction 1 of the M69, was also its most eco-friendly and technologically advanced, featuring a Solar PV system with over 6,000 panels, providing an output of 2.4MW. The power […]
DPD’s smartphone-friendly website has smashed the one million unique user milestone, with more than 2.5 million parcels tracked via the online service in its first six months of operation. Since its launch in November 2011, which the parcels giant says was an industry-first, more than 55,000 deliveries have also been rearranged via the QR (quick response) codes printed on DPD calling cards. Customers scan the code and are directed instantly to the specific web page allowing redelivery. Dwain McDonald, DPD […]
Clipper Logistics saw “unprecedented levels of activity” in its operations in the UK and continental Europe over the Black Friday and Christmas periods.
Wincanton has launched a new distribution centre at Daresbury in Cheshire for its client Screwfix.