DHL Supply Chain is to spend £8.8m on a new shared user hub at Heathrow airport for its airline catering contracts. The new hub will provide procurement and sourcing services, menu development, food assembly and final mile delivery to aircraft, as well as an integrated specialist-recycling centre, for DHL’s £40m per annum airline catering contracts. Paul Richardson, MD of specialist services at DHL Supply Chain, said: “This investment builds on our successful flight assembly operation for British Airways, which sees […]
DHL Express has opened its new 150,000ft2 UK headquarters and southern hub near Heathrow airport, which is home to approximately 750 employees.
The European Commission (EC) is to probe potential competition concerns in the small parcels sector, particularly international express services, if UPS’s takeover of TNT Express goes ahead. Dutch-owned TNT Express and US parcel giant UPS are two out of the four ‘integrators’ operating within Europe (integrators are companies that control an air and road small package delivery network throughout Europe and beyond and are capable of offering the broadest portfolio of such services). The other integrators classified by the EC […]
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.