DPD UK, headquartered in UK, launched a Corporate Accelerator called DPD Last Mile labs in 2015. They describe their goal as "The Last Mile is essential to today's shopping experience. It is also extremely challenging for delivery companies. Technology is crucial to navigating the challenge and DPD are leading the way with innovative services like, Predict, and Follow My Parcel. Now they're looking to partner with startups, giving them unparalleled access to their data sets and APIs, to enhance the Last Mile experience and push the science of delivery to new heights!"

Website: DPD Last Mile labs

About the program

Status Active
Locations London, UK
Funding 12.5K GBP + Potentially 100K GBP follow-on investment
Equity Flexible
Term 2 months
Cohort-based Yes, yearly
Pitch day Yes
Office space Yes
Powered by Lmarks
Support offered Yes, mentors from DPD and L Marks
Launched 2015
Focus areas

Can you revolutionise the parcel delivery experience of DPD customers? If your business is focused on catapulting the courier delivery experience into the future then Last Mile Labs is perfect for you, no matter what stage your business is at or where you’re based.

  • Doorstep smiles: Develop the world’s best final mile delivery experience
  • Closely connected: Using the parcel receiver’s data, develop an interactive interface that allows the DPD driver and receiver to communicate in real time
  • Operational efficiency: Using historic and current delivery data plus predictive patterns identify cost savings and efficiency opportunities within the DPD operation
  • Wild card: Any innovative product or solution that enhances the last mile delivery experience and which isn’t covered in the other categories

About the company

Headquarter UK
Industry Transportation and Warehousing
NAICS Couriers and Express Delivery Services (492110)

Additional sources

This page was created on 2015-06-17 09:00:00 and last modified on 2015-06-17 09:00:00.

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