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#DPDGoGreen

 

Ireland's first electric parcel delivery depot is set to open its doors at the end of April 2019 at DPD Ireland's newest location, Dublin’s Docklands Innovation Park on East Wall Road.

Our all new electric fleet will serve the Dublin City Centre area, providing a green final mile delivery solution to consumers in the area.

DPD Ireland’s new electric fleet, comprises vehicles in a range of sizes from small Paxsters whose versatile size allows easy movement throughout the city streets, to the Goupils and LDVs which will carry larger parcels. 

 

DPD Going Green

Smart Urban Delivery has been a key focal point for DPD for several years. DPD Ireland was the first carrier to offer our customers communication regarding their delivery time window. While our operational efficiency has been driven by innovative technological solutions like our DPD Predict ™ service, our commitment now is even more visible with our great new electric fleet and depot.


Making Dublin Cleaner One Delivery At A Time

Our ElectriCity initiative has been inspired by our commitment to our Corporate Social Responsibility. As a carrier, we have a responsibility to the environment and to our customers. Every parcel delivered by our electric fleet is directly reducing carbon impact. We’re making Dublin cleaner, one delivery at a time! Our distinct floral motif is inspired by a commitment to becoming more clean and green, increasing our transparency and connecting more closely with our community.

The Irish Government has set a target of having 10% of all vehicles on the road by 2020 electric. There were less than 4,000 electric cars in Ireland on the road at the start of 2018. Ireland has also set itself the target of ending the sale of cars powered solely by fossil fuels by 2030.

At DPD Ireland we believe in continuing to move forward with our Corporate Social Responsibility efforts and are driven to helping Ireland meet these targets.


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Our Electric Fleet

DPD Ireland has sourced a range of electric vehicles to suit our parcel profile. The nippy little Paxster is ideal for city centre deliveries, while the Goupil and LDV have greater capacity and are more suitable for larger parcel delivery and customer collections.

Paxster:
Produced in Norway.
100% electric.
Range 100km
Max speed 45km
Charging time 8 hours
Capacity 0.5m cube

Goupil:
Produced in France.
100% electric.
Range 135km.
Max speed 50km
Charging time 6 hours.
Capacity 3m cube

LDV:
Produced in China
100% electric
Range 200km
Max speed 100km
Charging 2 hours
Capacity 10.2m cube

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Are you looking for a flexible, rewarding role that fits in with your life? DPD is Ireland’s largest dedicated parcel carrier – we deliver on behalf of some Ireland’s best known retail and online brands names. And we need you!


Become part of our flexible delivery team, and you can choose to work with us for 3, 4, 5 or 6 days a week – we have lots of options around working hours too.


Our drivers are Doorstep Brand Ambassadors for every one of our customers. We always try ensure that our customers delivery experience is the best that it can be, and as one of our team, you’ll play your part too. We’re looking for professional, courteous and polite people, who want to make sure that they deliver a great experience while they deliver the parcels!


We currently have opportunities for people with their own vehicles or in some areas, we can provide access to a van.


If you meet the above criteria, contact us today for further details telling us what area of the country you’re based in.


E: drivers@dpd.ie