3) Perry Watts, DHL Supply Chain UK MD DHL Supply Chain is the majority chunk of the DHL empire in the UK, accounting for £3.8bn of its £4.5bn turnover in 2012 (the remainder being its Express and Mail businesses) and Watts is at the top of the tree. In November it beat rivals in a competitive tender to win further six-years on its national fuel distribution contract with supermarket Morrisons; renewing its largest fuels distribution contract. In October it began managing […]
DHL Supply Chain continued to improve its profitability in the UK, with pre-tax profit up 18% year-on-year in the most recent set of results filed at Companies House, despite a turnover drop resulting from the renewal of its NHS Supply Chain contract.
DHL Express is planning to invest £30m in its network of depots and hubs over the next four years. UK and Ireland chief executive Phil Couchman revealed exclusively to MT that the logistics giant plans to expand capacity nationwide as a result of demand for international express deliveries over the past 12 months.
Wincanton’s contract logistics business “is continuing to perform robustly”, it has said, while the company was hit by low volumes in its container business.