Warehouse staff at DHL Supply Chain’s Cherwell Campus site in Banbury, Oxfordshire, are being balloted for industrial action by the GMB union after rejecting a 2.5% pay offer. GMB organiser David Day said the ballot had been called because management had failed to offer a pay increase that reflected the high costs of living in the Oxford area and also as a result of an attempt by DHL to tie the increase up with the introduction of more flexible working […]
Operators should not underestimate the effect the Paralympics will have on deliveries over the next 10 days. James Hookham, MD of policy and communications at the Freight Transport Association, says: “We are treating the Paralympics as seriously as the Olympics and will be providing our members with the same level of support.” Despite running for a shorter period than the Olympics and using fewer venues, the Paralympics are expected to draw in a record number of visitors. Hugh Basham, transport […]
DHL Supply Chain’s Consumer division has become the latest – and among the biggest – investor in gas-powered trucks with the replacement of most of the 70-strong fleet based at its multi-user DC at Bawtry near Doncaster, south Yorkshire, with Volvo FM MethaneDiesel dual fuel 6×2 tractor units.