Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has won a home delivery contract with leisure retailer Skate Hut. The contract will cover economy, premium, international, and parcel shop deliveries by a range of parcel delivery firms, using GFS’s carrier management system. The Halesowen, West Midlands-based company chose GFS as it believes customers have different delivery preferences in different regions. Skate Hut has also introduced GFS-liveried trailers into its fleet, which will be used to take parcels to selected carrier hubs. Skate Hut MD […]
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DHL Supply Chain has won a six-year contract extension, worth some £75m, with BP’s UK Convenience Retail business. Under the contract, DHL will provide warehousing and distribution services to BP’s 350 company-owned forecourts across the UK, handling 19 million cases per year of 1,400 product lines. DHL also provides frontline support on order and delivery queries for BP’s company owned stores. DHL has been working on the contract for eight years, and the new deal extends the relationship until 2018. […]