EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Dynamic Parcel Distribution

Dynamic Parcel Distribution

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
53 - Postal and courier activities
Number Employed: 4200
Group: La Poste

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-11-2012
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 1500

Additional Information

Parcel delivery company DPD has announced that it is to create around 1,500 new jobs in the UK. The growth has been attributed to an explosion in online orders.  

500 of the jobs will be filled by end 2013.