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 […]
DHL Supply Chain has taken delivery of the first of 700 Volvo trucks, including 550 FH tractor units, which it said are the most efficient available on the market.
Hermes has won a five-year contract extension with plus-size women’s clothing firm JD Williams, for handling UK and cross-border home deliveries. The extended deal, which will run until 2017, will see the parcels firm handling more than 15 million items per year for JD Williams’ 32 brands. Goods will be collected from DCs in Shaw, Greater Manchester and Hadfield, Derbyshire, in a fleet of 15 trailers before being transported to Hermes’ northern hub in Warrington for sorting and onward delivery […]