DPD opens its largest UK depot in Glasgow

Delivery company DPD has opened a new 70,000 square foot depot at the Glasgow EuroCentral Park. This will be DPD’s biggest depot in the UK.

The new site can process more than 45,000 parcels per day. It will DPD to optimise delivery routes around Glasgow and the Central Belt. 117 new routes are to be introduced to improve efficiency I’ll insure the operation can handle future volume growth through to 2025.

Chief executive Dwain McDonald said: “It was fantastic to welcome Neil Gray MP to open of our new EuroCentral Distribution Centre – to show him first-hand the scale of our operation, talk to the team and discuss our plans for further recruitment in the area.

“The new DC is stunning and it is both our biggest ever depot and our most technologically advanced. We’ve gone from 36,000 sq ft new-builds back in 2012 to over 70,000 sq ft here today. Doubling the size means we not only increase our capacity overnight, but we’ve also got room to carry on growing, to ensure we continue to maintain the high level of service our Scottish customers have come to expect from us.”

It is DPD’s 31st purpose-built new depot since 2012 and is in addition to DPD’s two existing Glasgow depots at Cambuslang and Tannochside.