Delivery firm in hiring spree amid online shopping boom


The delivery firm DPD is hiring thousands more staff to help meet the surge in demand for goods bought online. The company plans to recruit 3,500 drivers and 2,500 support staff including mechanics and parcel sorters. DPD boss Dwain McDonald described the lockdown period as the "biggest boom in online retailing" the UK had ever seen. The firm also expects strong growth to continue, even as shops reopen.


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