Rico Logistics has appointed a new head of HR, Tracy Jump (pictured), following a period of significant expansion at the business. The Slough-based operator, which acquired the DHL Express same-day operation last October, said it has also been experiencing strong organic growth and the new role will be pivotal to Rico’s future strategy. Jump previously worked for DHL UK for 10 years where she was head of HR and subsequently promoted to HR director. She said: “Rico is at a […]
DHL has won a contract with Faurecia, to deliver Range Rover door interiors produced by the supplier to Jaguar Land Rover.
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]
The recent heatwave has seen massive spikes in retail volumes for chilled and frozen goods, according to DHL Supply Chain. The UK’s largest logistics firm said the hot weather in July had seen demand for bottled water rise by 45% and soft drink volume increase by 35%.