UK Mail is to open three new sites this year to accommodate current and future volume growth from its acquisition by Deutsche Post DHL. The German parcel operator bought UK Mail last December to support its own overseas operation, which has seen UK Mail handling 20% more parcels, both domestic and international. DHL will spend £21m on the new facilities to accommodate the extra volume and ensure the network can support anticipated growth in the future. The new sites in […]
The dispute between DHL Supply Chain and union Unite, which was set to disrupt fuel deliveries to Morrisons forecourts across London, the South East and East Anglia, has been resolved.
With an improving economy and subsequent pressure for operators to improve pay, it’s been a year of hard negotiation for many, and in some cases road transport businesses and even the DVSA have had to contend with industrial action including strikes. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at a year of disputes.
DHL Supply Chain’s Consumer division has become the latest – and among the biggest – investor in gas-powered trucks with the replacement of most of the 70-strong fleet based at its multi-user DC at Bawtry near Doncaster, south Yorkshire, with Volvo FM MethaneDiesel dual fuel 6×2 tractor units.