DHL Supply Chain has secured a five-year contract to manage the warehousing and distribution of aftermarket parts for Volvo Cars. It will manage four shared use local DCs on Volvo’s behalf, deliveries to which will be made through the night by DHL’s Auto Alliance collaborative network. The network uses a series of cross-docks throughout the UK to minimise cost. It will also provide same-day deliveries of car parts to 120 dealerships across the UK under the deal. DHL will use […]
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]
Connect Group has secured an extension to its major distribution contract with Daily Mirror publisher Reach.
Spatial Global has won an e-fulfilment contract with Practical Publishing International, covering warehousing, imports management and international distribution.