DHL Supply Chain continued to improve its profitability in the UK, with pre-tax profit up 18% year-on-year in the most recent set of results filed at Companies House, despite a turnover drop resulting from the renewal of its NHS Supply Chain contract. For the year ended 31 December 2015 turnover at DHL Supply Chain fell to £4bn, from £4.13bn in the previous year, while pre-tax profit rose to £108.1m, from £91.7m in 2014. DHL said that the balance sheet fall […]
Operators should not underestimate the effect the Paralympics will have on deliveries over the next 10 days. James Hookham, MD of policy and communications at the Freight Transport Association, says: “We are treating the Paralympics as seriously as the Olympics and will be providing our members with the same level of support.” Despite running for a shorter period than the Olympics and using fewer venues, the Paralympics are expected to draw in a record number of visitors. Hugh Basham, transport […]
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.