DPD is a division of DPDgroup, one of Europe’s leading express delivery companies, which is wholly owned by La Poste, one of the largest postal groups in Europe.
DPD is the fastest growing express parcel delivery company in the UK, with a turnover now approaching £1billion, and has been voted the nation’s favourite parcel carrier by consumer champion Which? members and MoneySavingExpert.com for the last 3 years.
DPD has over 10,300 employees – all with the company’s unique DNA, operating more than 3,500 vehicles from 56 depots and servicing 6,500 customers. In 2015 DPD opened its £100 million Superhub in Hinckley, which is the largest parcel sortation hub in Europe.
In 2015, DPD was honoured with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Innovation, which was followed by the ‘Special Award’ from consumer champion magazine ‘Which?’ for consistently high customer satisfaction scores. DPD then made history by becoming the first company to win five Motor Transport awards in a single year.
In February 2016, DPD was named in The Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies to Work For. At the first time of asking, DPD was ranked 22nd by The Sunday Times where over a third of its employees took part in a rigorous survey which measures and acknowledges excellence and engagement in the workplace.
DPD’s has a market-leading reputation for innovation and an unrivalled level of investment in staff, infrastructure and customer service.
Thanks to DPD’s award-winning Predict service, customers receive a one-hour delivery timeslot via SMS or email, so they don’t need to wait in all day for their parcel. Customers can also follow their driver en route to them with Follow My Parcel, a real time map of the driver on his delivery route with a final 15 minute delivery timeslot.
DPD’s latest innovation is the DPD app, which is a revolution in home delivery. The DPD app will ensure customers never miss a parcel delivery again storing their preferences for all future deliveries. For more information on the DPD app visit www.dpd.co.uk/yourdpd.