DHL Express almost doubled its UK pre-tax profit last year thanks to a significant rise in inbound volumes and an increase in its share of the global express market. Financial statements for DHL International (UK), which trades as DHL Express in the UK, reveal a 95.9% jump in pre-tax profit to £9.7m (2012: £4.9m) for the 12 months to 31 December 2013. This was off the back of an 11.7% increase in turnover from £544.8m to £608.9m in the same […]
DHL Supply Chain has signed what it describes as a ‘new three-year contract’ to provide aftermarket services to over 200 authorised repairers and retailers for Toyota and Lexus across the country.
DHL Supply Chain has signed a ‘joint business development plan’ agreement with Unilever, as part of the latter’s strategy to work more closely with key suppliers. Both companies have pledged to carry out a number of collaborative initiatives, including: increasing speed to market and efficiency; cost reduction and sustainable practices; and seeking ways to slash CO² and reduce logistics operation waste. Pier Luigi Sigismondi, chief supply chain officer, Unilever, says: “It is essential that we work closely together with our […]
Kuehne + Nagel and DHL Tradeteam are working with Costa owner and customer Whitbread on an initiative to standardise product information, removing cost and complexity from the supply chain. The project is running in parallel with the Premier Inn-owner’s involvement with the Food Service Directors’ Group (FSDG’s), which also includes Brakes, Mitchells & Butlers, Unilever and Compass in membership. At a launch event last week for FSDG’s report, The Food Service Information Challenge, the authors claimed standardising product labelling could […]