Retailer Poundland has been given the green light to develop a 350,000ft² DC in Harlow to replace the DHL-operated Hoddesdon site. The DC is due for completion in 2014 and will replace its current temporary site in Hoddesdon, Herefordshire, where all transport operations for the South East are currently being overseen by DHL Supply Chain. The site of a former Pitney Bowes warehouse on Elizabeth Way will serve as Poundland’s main depot for the south -east, serving up to 300 […]
DHL, which employs more than 42,000 people in the UK, has launched its own Military Employability Programme to recruit drivers from the ranks of those leaving the armed forces.
The GMB union has started negotiations with agency Tempay about the rates of pay awarded to agency warehouse staff it supplies to DHL’s DC in Swindon run for Marks & Spencer. The move follows the legal claim launched in May by the union against Tempay, fellow agency Twenty Four Seven Recruitment Services, DHL and former site operator Wincanton about the rates paid to 240 agency staff at the warehouse in recent years. The union said the pay to agency staff […]
Leeds-based Clipper Logistics is creating over 300 jobs at a new site on Teesside, following the signing of a 10-year deal last year with retailer Asda to provide deconsolidation solutions for its George clothing brand. The Wynyard Park hub, which opened at the end of October, will be largely dedicated to import and deconsolidation work for Asda and was chosen for its proximity to Teesport. Clipper says the hub will receive and dispatch up to three million items of clothing […]