DHL Supply Chain has won a three-year contract to manage Hankook Tyres’ UK warehousing operation, building on a distribution contract that was signed back in 2008. The deal is a move that sees a full outsource of the South Korean tyre manufacturers’ UK warehousing and transport operations to DHL. Under the new agreement DHL assumes responsibility for the receipt, check and stock replenishment of inbound tyre deliveries, plus picking for next day distribution from the Hankook’s facilities in Daventry. Tony […]
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]
DHL has signed a deal with sporting event company Threshold Sports to be the official freight transportation for Deloitte’s Ride Across Britain, a 969 mile cycling race from Land’s End to John O’Groats.
Unite is planning on balloting several DHL Supply Chain fuel tanker drivers for industrial action at its West Thurrock depot, in a dispute over a driver who allegedly had his pay docked.