DHL Supply Chain has strengthened its 25 year relationship with Mothercare by winning an extension to its contract. The five-year deal sees DHL Supply Chain handle national distribution to Mothercare’s network of over 300 UK stores and its international franchises until 2020. DHL will manage the operation at its main site in Crick, Northamptonshire, handling both Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands. The extended contract focuses on cost and collaboration with the aim of acheiving greater efficiency for the UK […]
TNT Post says it has secured a “great coup” after revealing details of a contract it began work on in February to deliver mail for Tesco. As a result TNT Post, which demerged from parent TNT NV in May 2011, will deliver all of Tesco’s communications with its customers – totaling some 180 million item a year – including its Clubcard scheme and Tesco Bank. Nick Wells, TNT Post chief executive, says: “Winning Tesco as a client is a great […]
Culina Logistics has won a national distribution contract with natural sugar alternative firm Total Sweet. The contract, which began in September, will be operated out of Culina’s warehouse in Leighton Buzzard and will see it deliver pallets to retailers such as Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Holland & Barrett, using its shared user network across ten sites. Total Sweet selected Culina as it was able to offer the firm greater flexibility in case picking costs than its previous logistics provider. Total Sweet […]
Increased parcel volumes at UK Mail have seen the carrier lower its price-per-drop for delivery drivers in order to remain competitive, angering a union.