DHL Supply Chain is to put 14.6m longer semi-trailers into service on 50 Lidl delivery routes across the UK. The shorter of the two variants available as part of the DfT’s 10-year longer semi-trailer trial will be part of DHL’s operation that sees it deliver to 90 Lidl stores, making a total of 19,500 trips a year. Bernie Breslin, vice-president of food retail at DHL, said: “I’m confident that introducing longer semi trailers will transform Lidl’s transport operations while significantly […]
Supermarket chain Morrisons has opened the UK’s 350th authorised testing facility (ATF) at its regional DC in Bridgwater, Somerset.
Pallet network Fortec has achieved The Investors in Excellence Standard. It joins the likes of DHL Supply Chain within the road transport sector, and professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, credit checker Experian and manufacturer Bombardier beyond. The standard is a framework to help businesses assess their performance and improve it. Ian Nield, chief executive of Investors in Excellence, said: “We have been hugely impressed with the attitude and commitment shown by Fortec Distribution Network to achieving the Investors in Excellence standard.” […]
Carlsberg UK is planning to outsource its entire secondary logistics operation to DHL Tradeteam as part of plans to refocus its efforts on brewing.