DHL Express is to invest £156m in increasing capacity at its UK hubs and depots following double-digit growth in the past four years. The express parcel carrier revealed it will have completed major redevelopments at its Heathrow and East Midlands airport hubs by mid-2016, as well as upgrading many of its depots nationwide. UK and Ireland chief executive Phil Couchman said the company plans to double the size of its East Midlands hub, which will receive a £90m share of […]
The London Boroughs Consolidation Centre (LBCC) has named DHL as its long-term freight partner at the Freight in the City Expo last week.
Operators should not underestimate the effect the Paralympics will have on deliveries over the next 10 days. James Hookham, MD of policy and communications at the Freight Transport Association, says: “We are treating the Paralympics as seriously as the Olympics and will be providing our members with the same level of support.” Despite running for a shorter period than the Olympics and using fewer venues, the Paralympics are expected to draw in a record number of visitors. Hugh Basham, transport […]
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