DHL Supply Chain has had its contract with Boots UK extended by five years. The operator will continue to cover national cross-docking and transport to the high street retailer’s 2,500 stores nationwide until 2018, including chilled transport. The extended contract,which builds on a 15-year relationship, will also see DHL manage national primary distribution from Boots’ main site in Beeston, Nottinghamshire, working closely with its two chilled DCs and 14 cross-dock sites. Boots will also share loads with other high street […]
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]
Premier Logistics has signed a two-year contract with Capitol Tiles, which said it expected its deal with the haulier to “dramatically reduce” damage it had previously seen with pallet networks.
XPO Logistics has secured a new long-term reverse logistics contract with supermarket retailer Asda Walmart, after delivering a number of cost-cutting innovations.