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: […]
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) joined DHL earlier this week on their contract with Iceland to a delivery to central London to discover how prepared the business is for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Sunday, DHL moved a lot of its London-based accounts onto night deliveries ahead of the start of the Games. Hugh Basham, transport strategy and policy director at DHL, tells MT: “We’re doing night work for 60-plus customers and plan to continue the out-of-hours activity for […]
Retailer Poundland has been given the green light to develop a 350,000ft² DC in Harlow to replace the DHL-operated Hoddesdon site.
Fashion retailer Primark has added 10 new Iveco Stralis NP 460 trucks to its fleet.