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 government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.
In the first of an new series of podcasts, Motortransport.co.uk sits down with Paul Dyer, chief executive, DHL Supply Chain, UK and Ireland and talks about his career, his approach to the job and the future of the largest 3PL in the country. In this candid interview Dyer looks back at his career – starting at Ocean Group, moving on to Exel and latterly DHL. He talks about those who have influenced his career, and the skills he has picked […]
The London Boroughs Consolidation Centre (LBCC) is to go ahead, with the search for a long-term logistics partner for the scheme due to start within weeks.