3) Perry Watts, DHL Supply Chain UK MD DHL Supply Chain is the majority chunk of the DHL empire in the UK, accounting for £3.8bn of its £4.5bn turnover in 2012 (the remainder being its Express and Mail businesses) and Watts is at the top of the tree. In November it beat rivals in a competitive tender to win further six-years on its national fuel distribution contract with supermarket Morrisons; renewing its largest fuels distribution contract. In October it began managing […]
Southampton City Council is inviting local operators to run a sustainable distribution centre (SDC) and warehouse that will consolidate local deliveries. The aim is to cut lorry movements and congestion while boosting efficiencies.
On 10 January Morrisons launches its first online retail offering across the Midlands – a tie-up with Ocado – making it one of the last of the big supermarkets to enter the world of home delivery.
Yodel has confirmed the schedule of its service centre closure programme, as it enters the final phase of the merger of the Home Delivery Network and DHL Domestic UK businesses. According to an internal letter seen by MT, the parcels giant has been transferring volumes across from Cardiff (the first site set to close) to Nantgarw since Friday 10 February, with Cardiff due to shutdown on Friday 17 February, a move which the company has confirmed. The rest of the […]