DHL Supply Chain has acquired the remaining shares in drinks distributor Tradeteam from Molson Coors. At the end of last month Tradeteam became a fully-owed subsidiary of DHL after striking a deal with its former partner. A DHL Supply Chain spokeswoman said: “DHL has been the primary stakeholder in Tradeteam since 1995 managing the business on a day-to-day basis in partnership with Molson Coors. “Having reviewed their respective strategic objectives, the partners have decided that it was an appropriate time […]
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]
Bedfords Group has returned to the acquisition trail with the purchase of RPL Transport.
DHL Supply Chain promises to protect jobs on Mothercare contract as retailer calls in administrators
DHL Supply Chain will do its “utmost” to protect the jobs of staff working on its Mothercare contract, the logistics firm pledged this week following the retailer’s announcement that it is to put its UK business into administration, threatening the closure of 79 stores.