DHL Supply Chain has extended its contract with electrical retailer Dixons Carphone, landing a new three-year deal worth £78m. The contract will see DHL making deliveries to store for the company’s Currys and PC World brands and undertaking home delivery trunking to Dixons Carphone’s 16 customer service centres across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The haulier said it will save Dixons Carphone “millions” with a redesigned network, projects to increase efficiency and collaborative initiatives. These, said DHL, include […]
The Co-operative Group has completed the overhaul of its UK logistics network today (19 April) with the opening of its Castlewood DC in North Derbyshire.
Transport minister Claire Perry will give the opening speech and launch DHL’s gas-powered truck at MT’s Quiet Cities summit on 25 November.
Norbert Dentressangle’s five-year, £100m contract with Comet is in the hands of administrator Deloitte following the biggest high street collapse since Woolworths in 2008. Wincanton, Comet’s previous logistics partner, walked away from a warehousing and distribution deal with Comet on 30 April after it was unable to agree terms with OpCapita, the equity company that bought the chain at the start of 2012 from Kesa Electricals. A spokeswoman for ND said: “We continue to operate our contracts with Comet Group, […]