Unite the union has threatened to put a vote for industrial action to its members employed by DHL Supply Chain, unless guarantees are made over their pension schemes. Both parties are currently in talks over changes to its different pension schemes: its final salary pension – which Unite alleges DHL wishes to close – and its defined contribution scheme called Voyager. DHL also offers the government’s new auto- enrolment scheme. Unite believes that with DHL not giving guarantees to the […]
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 […]
Supply chain managers at the Post Office have voiced their discontent over a pay deal that would have seen them awarded an unconsolidated lump sum averaging 2.5% a year for two years.
4) Perry Watts Title: CEO, DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland With a turnover of pretty much £4.3bn in 2014 DHL Supply Chain is the biggest beast in logistics in the UK by some considerable distance (and is bigger than Wincanton, XPO Logistics and Kuehne + Nagel in the UK combined).