DHL Supply Chain has opened its expanded capacity warehouse for long-term customer Unilever, marking the end of a 21 month project. The Cannock, Staffordshire, centre has the capacity to house 100,000 pallets and will handle all of Unilever’s homecare and ambient food lines for the UK and Ireland – including brands such as Persil, Marmite and PG Tips. Expanding the Cannock site – designed specifically to bring both product categories under the same roof for combined customer orders- has also […]
DHL has won a nationwide vehicle distribution contract with car dealership Vindis Group. The new contract will see DHL’s vehicle distribution arm Inside Track handle over 4,000 movements of new and demonstrator vehicles per year from Vindis’ site in Alconbury, Cambridgeshire, while the majority of the deliveries will take place in the East of England. DHL aims to reduce costs and improve consistency of service for the Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley and Skoda dealer, which previously used multiple logistics firms to […]
Hundreds of jobs are in danger of being lost as DHL Freight UK gets set to close its business after of a decade of losses.
Phil Couchman, CEO of DHL Express UK and Ireland, has been shortlisted in the Leader of the Year category of the National Business Awards. The 2013 Leader of the Year will be decided by a combination of online votes from the business community, which must be cast by the deadline of 30 October, and a jury of peers who will vote in a secret ballot. The winner will be announced at the Grosvenor House on 12 November. Couchman is up against the bosses of Barclaycard, […]