DHL Supply Chain is facing strike action from drivers at a Nottinghamshire DC serving client Marks and Spencer (M&S) due to a row over pay. Seven days of disruption are set to commence on 18 December after members of the URTU voted “overwhelmingly” in support of strike action. The HGV drivers are employed on the firm’s M&S contract at DHL’s Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire, depot. Long Eaton is understood to deliver to around 70 M&S stores, as well as trunking and […]
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 […]
DHL has signed a deal with sporting event company Threshold Sports to be the official freight transportation for Deloitte’s Ride Across Britain, a 969 mile cycling race from Land’s End to John O’Groats.
Strike ballot papers will be distributed among Serco refuse workers in Bexley tomorrow (9 October) as the Unite union gears up for a fight over Covid-19 concerns.