DHL has signed a deal with sporting event company Threshold Sports to be the official freight transportation for Deloitte’s Ride Across Britain, a 969 mile cycling race from Land’s End to John O’Groats. In addition to transporting luggage, tents and equipment across the UK for the race’s 800 participants, DHL will be giving safety talks to the cyclists, addressing the safety issues surrounding driving near HGV vehicles and how to minimise these risks. DHL have invested heavily in safety equipment […]
DHL has launched a smartphone app for drivers and subcontractors which sends real time data and PoD information back to base.
The FTA has welcomed a new safety initiative by insurance firm Aviva aimed at reducing the number of collisions between cyclists and LGVs – but has stressed that cyclist safety is not just a matter for truck operators.
DHL has said a ‘generous offer’ has been made to staff at its Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire depot who have voted for strike action. Union Unite Scotland said that over 350 warehousing and logistics employees at DHL’s Westfield site in the area rejected DHL’s offer of a 2% annual increase, to run over two years. Furthermore, it said over 90% of ballot papers returned were in favour of strike action. However, a DHL Supply Chain spokeswoman said: “DHL believes its offer […]