Kuehne + Nagel and DHL Tradeteam are working with Costa owner and customer Whitbread on an initiative to standardise product information, removing cost and complexity from the supply chain. The project is running in parallel with the Premier Inn-owner’s involvement with the Food Service Directors’ Group (FSDG’s), which also includes Brakes, Mitchells & Butlers, Unilever and Compass in membership. At a launch event last week for FSDG’s report, The Food Service Information Challenge, the authors claimed standardising product labelling could […]
DHL has closed one of its DCs in the North-West after one of the site’s major customers reviewed its entire transport operations. The firm plans to move operations which are part of its Supply Chain division at its Widnes, Cheshire site to its existing Avonmouth, Somerset, and Radlett, Herts, sites, following the relocation of a contract with kitchen maker Howdens Joinery from Merseyside to Howden, East Yorkshire. Subject to consultation, DHL also plans to establish a new hub in Howden […]
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.
ECO Stars has launched a new website to help operators understand the environmental and financial benefits they could gain from learning how to improve fleet efficiency and lower fuel usage.