DHL kicked off its Rugby World Cup build up yesterday, at an event held at East Midlands Airport, which featured a line-up of former Union internationals and the Webb Ellis Cup itself. The operator has been named as the official logistics partner for the competition, which will take place in England and Wales in 2015, and flew the cup in from New Zealand, the current holders, via one of its cargo planes. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk, Phil Couchman, CEO of DHL […]
DHL is to close its Coventry depot, which it runs on behalf of retailer J Sainsbury, in a move that places 550 jobs at risk. The logistics giant plans to transfer the garment operations currently undertaken at Coventry for the retailer to another of its sites in Bedford. A DHL spokeswoman says: “In support of Sainsbury’s planned expansion of its UK clothing operation, the company is proposing to transfer its clothing volumes for both boxed and hanging items to its […]
Carlsberg UK is planning to outsource its entire secondary logistics operation to DHL Tradeteam as part of plans to refocus its efforts on brewing.
The government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.