DHL has launched a smartphone app for drivers and subcontractors which sends real time data and PoD information back to base. DHL claims the SmartPOD app is compatible with most transport management systems and allows drivers to send information about their deliveries back to base, including vehicle location and departure and arrival times. Grain supplier Openfield, which subcontracts around 100,000 loads per year, is one of the first operators to start using the app. The firm claims it has cut […]
This year, 3PLs have won millions in new and renewed business from retailers, manufacturers and service providers in the UK and beyond; some more business than others. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look at 2013’s top contract wins.
The Labour Party has pledged its support for out-of-hours deliveries, claiming smarter management of the UK road network is one of its transport priorities.
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, […]