DHL Supply Chain’s Consumer division has become the latest – and among the biggest – investor in gas-powered trucks with the replacement of most of the 70-strong fleet based at its multi-user DC at Bawtry near Doncaster, south Yorkshire, with Volvo FM MethaneDiesel dual fuel 6×2 tractor units. The large scale trial of 63 dual fuel liquid natural gas (LNG) technology is part of DHL’s Go Green initiative to cut CO2 emissions by 30% between 2007 and 2020; it estimates […]
DHL Express is to increase its prices to UK clients by an average of 4.9% next year as it looks to offset rising costs. The company said that the rate rise – which will hit customers throughout the world was due to external costs that are out of its direct control and cannot be compensated through productivity improvements or economies of scale. DHL cites research by AT Kearney from November 2011 which states that volumes for the European courier, express, […]
BHS’s logistics supplier DHL has said it is “seeking further clarity” on the impact the closure of the retail chain could have, after administrators failed to find a buyer for the iconic high street brand.
DHL Supply Chain has signed up pallet network Palletways to handle the non-chilled requirement of its troubled KFC contract, MT can exclusively reveal.