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 […]
DHL Express completed the sale of its same-day domestic business to Rico Logistics last week.
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.
The European Commission (EC) is to probe potential competition concerns in the small parcels sector, particularly international express services, if UPS’s takeover of TNT Express goes ahead. Dutch-owned TNT Express and US parcel giant UPS are two out of the four ‘integrators’ operating within Europe (integrators are companies that control an air and road small package delivery network throughout Europe and beyond and are capable of offering the broadest portfolio of such services). The other integrators classified by the EC […]