DHL Express has upgraded and expanded all but 10 of its 38 UK service centres, with the most recent site opening in Park Royal, north west London, last week. UK CEO, Phil Couchman, told MT that the company plans to complete its infrastructure upgrade by early 2016. This includes the development of a new “Southern hub” in late 2015 which will replace its current site in Hounslow, Heathrow service centre and its head office. The £5m Park Royal site opened […]
DHL Supply Chain has signed a ‘joint business development plan’ agreement with Unilever, as part of the latter’s strategy to work more closely with key suppliers. Both companies have pledged to carry out a number of collaborative initiatives, including: increasing speed to market and efficiency; cost reduction and sustainable practices; and seeking ways to slash CO² and reduce logistics operation waste. Pier Luigi Sigismondi, chief supply chain officer, Unilever, says: “It is essential that we work closely together with our […]
Parcels distribution firm Yodel says it is working with immigration officials following a raid at one of its depots in Surrey last Friday (3 May) that resulted in the arrest of 10 men working there.
As many as 2,000 Whistl employees in the UK are facing the threat of redundancy, after the company took the decision to suspend its final mile delivery service.