DPD is an international parcel delivery company owned by GeoPost. It has more than 830 depots in over 40 countries and is one of Europe's leading business-to-business carriers. The company was founded in 1977 in Aschaffenburg, Germany. In its first year of operation, over 1.4 million parcels were shipped. By 1980, this figure had risen to over 7 million per year.
DPD are quickly becoming one of the UK's most recognisable courier companies.
Founded in Germany during the late 1970's, DPD has been built upon forward-thinking German efficiency and provides an extensive range of parcel and package delivery and collection services.
In its first year DPD sent 1.4 million parcels, but now over 30 years later sends millions of parcels every day.
Originally DPD stood for Deutscher Paket Dienst, meaning German Parcel Service, and now stands for Dynamic Parcel Distribution or Direct Parcel Distribution in some countries.
DPD's constant investment in technology means that whether parcels and packages are being sent within the UK, to Europe or across the World you can rest assured knowing that your parcel will arrive quickly and safely.
Today DPD is one of the UK's leading time-critical carriers and can satisfy all your distribution needs, whether your consignments are for the UK or elsewhere in the world. With over 9,000 people working across the UK, operating more than 3,500 vehicles from over 52 locations DPD have an extensive network. Worldwide, the company have over 800 depots in more than 40 countries.
The range of DPD services we offer are some of the most comprehensive. You can choose to have your parcel collected, or just drop off at a local store at a convenient time seven days a week.
This commitment to excellent service has resulted in DPD receiving a number of awards such as 'Delivery Company of the Year 2015' by the consumer group Which?
DPD also won the Queen's Award for Enterprise 2015 in the Innovation category, for its unique one hour delivery service, called Predict.