DHL has been picked to be the official Team GB logistics partner for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Following a kitting out event in Stockport yesterday (21 January) where British athletes received their sporting gear for the first time, DHL will now transport more than eight tonnes of equipment across 5,500 miles from the UK to the Olympic Village in Russia. Bill Sweeney, chief executive officer of the British Olympic Association, said: “Ensuring that over eight tonnes of the […]
DHL has said it is too soon to know the impact that the collapse into administration of its client BHS will have on its operations.
Transport minister Claire Perry will give the opening speech and launch DHL’s gas-powered truck at MT’s Quiet Cities summit on 25 November.
Deutsche Post DHL has been hit with a tax bill for more than half a billion euros, after a ruling by German financial authorities. DHL will need to make an additional €516m VAT payment after a review of how it handled tax relating to postal services. The period investigated ran from 1998 until July 2010, when the law governing VAT and postal services was revised. In a statement DHL says: “A large part of the additional payment amount relates to […]