DHL Tradeteam has announced James Gill as its new MD with immediate effect. It follows the appointment of former MD Gavin Murdoch to president and representative director of DHL Supply Chain, Japan. In his new role as MD, Gill will oversee Tradeteam’s nationwide on-trade and off-trade drinks network, distributing leading brands for blue-chip customers. “I’m delighted to be taking over the reins from Gavin, who has done an excellent job over the past five years, leaving the business in good […]
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.
The GMB union has held a protest outside a Marks and Spencer retail store over the rates of pay awarded to agency staff at the retailer’s Swindon DC, which was operated until January by Wincanton and is now run by DHL Supply Chain.
DHL Supply Chain has won a six-year contract extension, worth some £75m, with BP’s UK Convenience Retail business. Under the contract, DHL will provide warehousing and distribution services to BP’s 350 company-owned forecourts across the UK, handling 19 million cases per year of 1,400 product lines. DHL also provides frontline support on order and delivery queries for BP’s company owned stores. DHL has been working on the contract for eight years, and the new deal extends the relationship until 2018. […]