ECONOMYNEXT - Aitken Spence said it will represent France's DPD group to provide international courier services in Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
DPD Group is an international delivery network of Geopost SA, a subsidiary of Le Groupe La Poste in France and delivers to 230 countries globally.
DPD Group owns a 42 percent stake in India's DTDC Express, where they hold a 42 percent stake.
Global Parcel Delivery (Pvt) Ltd, a subsidiary of Aitken Spence, will represent DPD Group and DTDC Express in Sri Lanka, Aitken Spence said in a statement.
Aitken Spence has been operating courier services in Sri Lanka for over 35 years.
Global Parcel Delivery (Pvt) Ltd as 14 branches and franchisees in Sri Lanka, and provides express exports, imports and receiver pays express services.