DHL Supply Chain is set to create over 100 transport and warehousing jobs after extending its contract with bathroom retailer Bathstore for another five years. DHL saw off rivals for the £37.5m deal by offering greater efficiencies and additional services including a two-man home delivery solution. The logistics firm will run a national and dedicated operation from a base in Daventry, supported by a further nine regional bases. It will make 200,000 deliveries a year to 168 stores and to […]
Wincanton will be back in the black this financial year as the group’s extensive restructuring and disposals programme bears fruit. Wincanton chief executive Eric Born tells MT: “When [we] started this programme we said it would take two years to arrest the decline. We are bang on track. It’s absolutely what I’m expecting.” A year of restructuring and disposals saw it sell its European operations to focus on the UK and Ireland, dispose of its 20% shareholding in Culina Logistics […]
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has had its contract with AGA Rangemaster renewed for two more years.
Retailer Poundland has been given the green light to develop a 350,000ft² DC in Harlow to replace the DHL-operated Hoddesdon site.