DPD Local is a member of one of Europe's leading parcels groups, DPDgroup, which is wholly owned by France's La Poste, the second largest postal group in Europe. A leading operator in the UK express parcels sector, DPD Local offers a range of specialist solutions and services.
DPD Local began life in the UK in 1979 as a motorcycle courier, becoming an overnight parcels carrier in 1981. We became a wholly owned subsidiary of Mayne Nickless in 1991, and since 2000 have been wholly owned by La Poste.
DPD Local has over 100 depots in the UK and Ireland, operating more than 2,500 vehicles servicing 30,000 customers.
La Poste has invested in DPD Local's infrastructure with a £15m Superhub in Birmingham which can sort up to 27,000 parcels per hour.
DPD Local also has a sister company in the UK, DPD, that distributes 285 million parcels per annum.