DHL Supply Chain has said recruiting some 115 retailers and businesses into its Bristol and Bath consolidation centre has “surpassed its expectations”. The Avonmouth-based hub, was launched in May 2004 with the backing of Bristol City Council. Its aim was to reduce pollution and congestion in both city centres. In June this year it consolidated 97 truck deliveries into the hub, to 20 onward deliveries into Bath itself. DHL also said it had reduced CO² emissions by 130 tonnes through […]
The GMB union has held a protest outside a Marks and Spencer retail store over the rates of pay awarded to agency staff at the retailer’s Swindon DC, which was operated until January by Wincanton and is now run by DHL Supply Chain.
Cambridge-based James Dolan Group has bought Ipswich haulage firm Dooley Rumble for an undisclosed sum.
Kuehne + Nagel and DHL Tradeteam are working with Costa owner and customer Whitbread on an initiative to standardise product information, removing cost and complexity from the supply chain. The project is running in parallel with the Premier Inn-owner’s involvement with the Food Service Directors’ Group (FSDG’s), which also includes Brakes, Mitchells & Butlers, Unilever and Compass in membership. At a launch event last week for FSDG’s report, The Food Service Information Challenge, the authors claimed standardising product labelling could […]