DHL Supply Chain is co-ordinating more than 300 subbies to handle a bumper grain harvest across the agricultural sector. With prospective grain volumes this year anticipated to be up to 30% higher than in 2013, DHL is calling on its national network of regional tipper operators, together with a multitude of smaller farm-based hauliers, which will be managed centrally though a logistics control room in Hertfordshire. Ian Hartley, vice president, control towers and transport services at DHL Supply Chain, said: […]
Carlsberg UK is planning to outsource its entire secondary logistics operation to DHL Tradeteam as part of plans to refocus its efforts on brewing.
The GMB union has started negotiations with agency Tempay about the rates of pay awarded to agency warehouse staff it supplies to DHL’s DC in Swindon run for Marks & Spencer. The move follows the legal claim launched in May by the union against Tempay, fellow agency Twenty Four Seven Recruitment Services, DHL and former site operator Wincanton about the rates paid to 240 agency staff at the warehouse in recent years. The union said the pay to agency staff […]
More than 200 driver and warehouse jobs are under threat after Hovis’s decision to pull out of its distribution deals with logistics firms DHL Supply Chain and DSV Road, according to a union.