DPD UK has revealed that over 3,000 parcel shops from Collect+ will be added to its network of pick-up points. The deal will expand the network to over 6,000 stores nationwide.
The 3,000 Collect+ outlets that will be added are owned by Paypoint, which made a deal with parcel delivery firm DPD UK. As a result of this deal, 97 percent of the British population will now be within 8 kilometers of a DPD Pickup store.
97% of Brits are within 8 km of a DPD pick-up point.
DPD Pickup launched in 2015
DPD launched its network of pick-up points in the United Kingdom in 2015 and it has grown significantly since, both in terms of stores recruited to the network and parcel volumes.
Customers can collect parcels at tons of stores
Currently, DPD customers can collect parcels at stores from Sainsbury’s/Argos, Matalan, Go Outdoors, Blacks, Millets, Homebase and Doddle Click and Collect points in Morrison’s. The latest partner, Collect+, was created in 2009, with PayPoint becoming the outright owners last April.
“Our aim is to have the most accessible parcel network in the UK, and to give our parcel recipients real convenience and even more control over how their parcel is delivered”, Dwain McDonald, DPD UK’s CEO, comments. ” Therefore, this is a key partnership for us and I’m really pleased to be working with PayPoint and growing the network in this way.”
Our aim is to have the most accessible parcel network in the UK.