Formula 1 has extended its contract with DHL in a deal that will see it remain as the competition’s official logistics provider. The firm will move race cars, broadcasting equipment, fuel and components over 19 race locations, with the new season starting this coming weekend in Australia (15-17 March). It will also continue to sponsor the DHL Fastest Lap Award for the driver who achieves the highest number of fastest laps each season. The partnership began in 2004 and sees […]
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]
DHL Express is to invest £156m in increasing capacity at its UK hubs and depots following double-digit growth in the past four years.