Rico Logistics has appointed a new head of HR, Tracy Jump (pictured), following a period of significant expansion at the business. The Slough-based operator, which acquired the DHL Express same-day operation last October, said it has also been experiencing strong organic growth and the new role will be pivotal to Rico’s future strategy. Jump previously worked for DHL UK for 10 years where she was head of HR and subsequently promoted to HR director. She said: “Rico is at a […]
In the first of an new series of podcasts, Motortransport.co.uk sits down with Paul Dyer, chief executive, DHL Supply Chain, UK and Ireland and talks about his career, his approach to the job and the future of the largest 3PL in the country. In this candid interview Dyer looks back at his career – starting at Ocean Group, moving on to Exel and latterly DHL. He talks about those who have influenced his career, and the skills he has picked […]
DHL Supply Chain has won a £14 million contract renewal with Travis Perkins Group, which will see it handle 160,000 deliveries per year. The three and a half year contract extension will see the firm manage national transport operations from the builders merchant’s Northampton DC, moving 20,000 loads annually. It will transport goods for the group’s retailers, including Wickes, Tile Giant, City Plumbing Supplies, City Heating Spares and Toolstation, to 1,000 branches nationwide. DHL has worked with Travis Perkins for […]
Tuffnells has promised to interview any of the 450 Marks & Spencer staff that face losing their jobs when the retailer’s Hardwick DC closes in September.