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: […]
Increased parcel volumes at UK Mail have seen the carrier lower its price-per-drop for delivery drivers in order to remain competitive, angering a union.
Third-party logistics providers have this year won millions of pounds in business, taking on more work from existing customers as well as winning contracts from new clients. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the highest value and longest contract wins of 2014.
Parcel carriers FedEx, Royal Mail and DHL have been named among the top 20 Business Superbrands in the annual Superbrands list.