DX - Rotherham

DX is opening a new depot in Rotherham as it part of a wider plans to expand its depot portfolio over the next two years.

The 20,000sq ft depot is located at Hellaby Industrial Estate, and will serve the group’s Express division, which specialises in secure, next-day parcel delivery.

It will provide capacity for further growth in South Yorkshire and boost service levels to local customers, DX Group said this week..

This opening is the latest step in DX’s £10m capital expenditure programme, which is investing in sites, technology and equipment.

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In addition to the Rotherham site, a new depot will be opened in Glasgow in the coming months, and further depot openings are planned over the next two years.

DX said it sees “significant growth opportunities” in the parcels market for DX Express, and is seeking to expand market share by focussing on its offering of secure, tracked deliveries backed by strong locally-based customer service.

Lloyd Dunn, DX Group chief executive added: “This new site in Rotherham increases our presence in South Yorkshire, and shows our confidence in the continued growth potential for the business.

“We see opportunities for DX Express to gain greater market share in the parcels market by focussing on our core strengths, and intend to open further new sites in the next two years to continue its development.”