DPDgroup – 42% growth in revenues

La Groupe La Poste owned DPDgroup has revealed it has had a 42% growth in revenues year on year. Revenues hit €11bn and contributed 35% to La Group La Poste’s overall revenues in 2020.

Worldwide, DPDgroup delivered 1.9bn parcels over the year, an increase of 500 million compared to 2019. DPDgroup-owned same-day delivery specialist Stuart made 19.7 million deliveries in France, Spain, Poland in the UK, a 75% growth on 2019.

DPDgroup has been engaged in acquisitions too, buying 85% of Italy’s largest parcel carrier BRT, the Czech Geis Parcel, and has increased its stake to 98% in Brazil’s Jadlog.

Boris Winkelmann, CEO and Chairman of DPDgroup, stated: “At DPDgroup, we have demonstrated the resilience, flexibility and agility expected of an organisation our size. These qualities helped us keep the world in motion during the pandemic, quickly creating and adopting new practices and coping with increased volumes efficiently. These strengths will be key in seizing the new opportunities that lie ahead.

“2020 had a profound and lasting impact on the e-commerce and logistics industry. I am proud of my team’s resiliency and success and believe we are better positioned than ever to become the international reference in sustainable delivery and a leading enabler of e-commerce. There are numerous opportunities to be seized, we can rely on our operational excellence and innovation spirit, so there is no limit to what we can achieve in 2025 together and beyond.”

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