We have set up this page for you to keep you up to date with the latest developments in connection with COVID-19.
From the beginning of this crisis our primary objective was to stay a safe and reliable parcel service provider. The upcoming months will be, once again, a challenge. We will take this very seriously and we are conscious of the responsibility we have – towards you, our partners and employees – as service providers of critical infrastructure.
Our systems still works unrestricted. Due to the high capacity utilization, non predictable quantity peaks and because of it a limited cargo hold, there can be collection and delivery delays until further notice. This applies also to our express services carried out by our partner primetime. We also expect delays of international shipments.
The complete DPD Austria organization is at your service, constantly and untiring
We ask for your understanding in this exceptional situation.
#Gemeinsam schaffen wir das.
For more information, please klick the according topic (delivery situation national, Pickup network, delivery situation international).
We deliver wherever it is not prohibited by the authorities. It can currently be assumed that the runtimes will be regular. There may be delays due to business closings.
For parcels that we can no longer keep in our depots for you until the end of the extended lockdown, we have to initiate the corresponding return process:
Despite the lockdown in Vienna and Lower Austria, around 80 % of our pick-up network is available: You can also use our parcel stations for contactless parcel delivery and receipt. You can find all information about the opening times of our pickup locations at: https://www.mydpd.at/shopfinder
You’ll find current opening hours of our pickup parcel shops in our pickup finder.
In our DPD Pickup parcel shops applies – besides of the regular version of signing on a scanner at the parcel shop – you can also give your acceptance confirmation with the presentation of your valid ID and the COV-signature of the parcel shop partner in the signature field of the scanner.
As myDPD user, you have always the possibility to track your parcels in the section „Meine Pakete“. The parcel life history shows you the status of your parcel.
Register NOW and manage your parcel reception flexibly – just as you wish.
Grant us a deposit okay, thats the easiest way to receive your parcels safe and contactless.
Track your parcels in real time, with our life tracking tool and redirect them until shortly before the delivery (different address, desired neighbor, Pickup location ...).
If you don't use myDPD, you can track your parcel with the parcel number (a 14 digit number, that you receive from your sender) or the PIN-number (you find it on the parcel information, that we leave if we don't meet you at home) on myDPD or dpd.at.
As of April 19th 2021 we anticipate business closings in parts of Austria (Vienna and Lower Austria). Hence wie consider that 80 % of our Pickup network is at your disposal – despite the lockdown. The Click & Collect option will, partially, allow our Pickup partners to hand over parcels, despite the shop is closed. You can finde each available Pickup spot HERE on a daily basis.
Make your favorite shop your “Wunschshop“, specify now.
Finde HERE all information about the contactless parcel delivery.
How it works:
The delivery driver rings at your door bell, deposits the parcel and steps back at least 1 meter. He asks for your name and enters the code "COV" into the signature field of his scanner. In a nutshell, an easy, safe and contactless delivery.
If we don't meet you at home, the well known processes remain in place (a parcel information at your door with the possibilities of all the parcel redirection options e.g. deposit okay, parcel shop, favorite neighbor ...).
As far as we know, a contagion with the Corona virus is highly unlikely over the contact with a parcel surface. Nevertheless, you can give us a deposit okay, thus the parcel delivery is completely contactless. The delivery driver deposits the parcel directly and without customer contact in, for example, your garden shed, your garage or the front door.
In case of contact to one of our delivery drivers, please keep the hygiene regulations in mind and keep at least 1,5m distance. If this is not possible, please wear a face mask, our delivery driver will also stick to it.
Use one of our more than 60 parcel lockers, where you can send or return your parcel completely contactless 24/7.
Just register on myDPD and buy a digital parcel label, pay online and upload it to your smartphone.
Finde all the parcel lockers near you HERE.
In our Pickup parcel shops we also took actions for your safety:
Besides the conventional Version (signing the scanner in the parcel shop) – it also applies as a valid taking-over-certificate to show a valid ID and the shop keeper enters "COV" into the signature field of the scanner
Our delivery structure works currently unrestricted.
In the event of undeliverable parcels, the usual clearing informations take place.
Please react near-term, as soon as you receive the clearing information, because for addresses that we cant deliver due to Covid closings, the shortened clearing period of 3 days comes into effect.
Please make sure that your customer is able to receive parcels, before you hand the parcels over to us for delivery.
This is how we can grant a smooth operation – despite the lockdown – and avoid an additional system load as for example returns.
At the moment, 80 % of our Pickup network is open for you – despite the lockdown – Pickup Finder
As alternative for officially closed Pickup spots, we provide the DPD depots and more than 60 Pickup parcel lockers to you and your customers.
You can also use the possibility of a deposit okay please also recommend it to your customers.
It is the responsibility of the authorities to identify and inform Category I and Category II contact persons (i.e. persons who have come into contact with a Covid-19 case in a defined way). For the purposes of the data collection measures and in order to ensure a coordinated information chain while maintaining all data protection regulations, DPD is obliged to comply with the official request for information to the extent required by law. You can find more detailed information HERE.
Social Ministry – https://www.sozialministerium.at/Themen/Gesundheit/Uebertragbare-Krankheiten/Infektionskrankheiten-A-Z/Neuartiges-Coronavirus.html
Ministry of the Interior – https://www.bmi.gv.at/
Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection: Corona spotlight map – https://corona-ampel.gv.at/
Ministry for European and International Affairs – https://www.bmeia.gv.at/
AGES – https://www.ages.at/themen/krankheitserreger/coronavirus/
WHO – https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus
ORF – https://orf.at/
Coronavirus hotline – T: 0800 555 621 (7 Tage in der Woche, 24 Stunden)