Deutsche Post DHL’s purchase of UK Mail has completed, meaning the postal operator is now fully owned by the German company. DHL announced its intention to buy UK Mail for £242.7m in September, in a bid to offer its domestic customers a stronger cross-border parcel delivery service. Prior to the deal, UK Mail had had a turbulent recent past, after it bought incompatible sortation technology for its new Coventry hub. This resulted in an 80% plunge in pre-tax profit after […]
When Motortransport.co.uk spoke to Wincanton chief executive Eric Born last week he claimed there was little he could do about the share price of the company. Sadly, this week has proven that statement to be true.
Union Unite is to recommend to its members a settlement with DHL and four companies providing the operator with agency staff on its contract with Jaguar Land Rover.
The London Boroughs Consolidation Centre (LBCC) is to go ahead, with the search for a long-term logistics partner for the scheme due to start within weeks.