DHL has signed a new three year logistics partnership with motorbike racing championship MotoGP. This latest partnership deal will see DHL transport 80 bikes and 350 tons of equipment approximately 90,000km, every season, for the teams and the championship organisers. DHL will also support the logistics needs of MotoGP’s sister championships Moto2 and Moto3. Ken Allen, CEO, DHL Express said the new partnership makes DHL the provider of choice for the motorsports and automotive sectors. He added: “We are very […]
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]
Yodel has confirmed the schedule of its service centre closure programme, as it enters the final phase of the merger of the Home Delivery Network and DHL Domestic UK businesses. According to an internal letter seen by MT, the parcels giant has been transferring volumes across from Cardiff (the first site set to close) to Nantgarw since Friday 10 February, with Cardiff due to shutdown on Friday 17 February, a move which the company has confirmed. The rest of the […]
Howard Tenens has secured a contract with ride on lawn mower firm STIHL GB.