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 European Commission (EC) is to probe potential competition concerns in the small parcels sector, particularly international express services, if UPS’s takeover of TNT Express goes ahead. Dutch-owned TNT Express and US parcel giant UPS are two out of the four ‘integrators’ operating within Europe (integrators are companies that control an air and road small package delivery network throughout Europe and beyond and are capable of offering the broadest portfolio of such services). The other integrators classified by the EC […]
More than 300 warehouse staff at DHL Supply Chain’s Westfield site in Cumbernauld, Scotland have held two 24-hour stoppages in a dispute over pay. However, around 30 HGV drivers who also backed the strikes in a ballot last month, withdrew from the action at the 11th hour after agreeing a deal with management. The warehouse staff walked out on Friday 19 and Monday 22 October after they rejected a 2% over two years pay rise offer. union leaders said an […]
The dispute between DHL Supply Chain and union Unite, which was set to disrupt fuel deliveries to Morrisons forecourts across London, the South East and East Anglia, has been resolved.