DPD Germany has recently announced it is to expand its parcel shop network through its partnership with NKD, a popular German clothing retailer. The extension will see DPD add ParcelShops to 1,300 NKD branches across Germany.
The parcel carrier now has 6,000 ParcelShop locations within Germany and 16,000 throughout the whole of Europe. DPD plans to increase this is total to 22,000 within 13 countries by the end of 2015.
German customers will now be able to have their shipments delivered to their local DPD ParcelShop within an NKD store. Customers are also able to drop off shipments to NKD stores.
Peter Weilke, Group Manager ParcelShop at DPD in Germany, has said: “Our strategic partnership with NKD makes parcel shipping even more accessible for consumers. NKD has an excellent branch network which is characterised by accessible locations, favourable business hours and high quality standards. This makes NKD an ideal partner for the DPD ParcelShops.”
DPD has said one of its key strategies as a company is to make parcel shipping more convenient and easy for its customers and consumers.
NKD Sales Director, Christian Wells, said: “The integration of DPD ParcelShops will enable us to provide our customers with a very useful additional service. In addition we expect that it will increase customer numbers and frequency.”