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 […]
Gefco, the logistics arm of PSA Group, saw its global revenue rise 12.9% in 2011 as it prepares to embark on what it describes as a “decisive year” for the company. For 2011 Gefco reported global revenue of €3.8bn, compared to €3.4bn a year ago, and an operating income of €223m (2010: €198m). Excluding its PSA business, revenue was up 19.2% to €1.4bn. In January Gefco revealed new contract wins with Chevrolet and HPC Healthline. A statement from the firm […]
The recent heatwave has seen massive spikes in retail volumes for chilled and frozen goods, according to DHL Supply Chain. The UK’s largest logistics firm said the hot weather in July had seen demand for bottled water rise by 45% and soft drink volume increase by 35%.