DHL has said it is too soon to know the impact that the collapse into administration of its client BHS will have on its operations. DHL Supply Chain is responsible for the retailer’s logistics and e-fulfilment operations, understood to be a long-term relationship around two decades in length. A spokesman for DHL said that “while discussions with the administrators are continuing, it would be premature to speculate on the long term impact of [Monday’s] announcement”. BHS was placed in administration […]
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 […]
Wincanton has won a five year storage and distribution contract with children’s toy and furniture manufacturer Worlds Apart. Annually, the contract will see the firm deliver 20,000 orders to around 1,350 locations, including homes and retailers. Wincanton will also oversee the storage of the firms goods, storing approximately 3,300 pallets in its warehouses, a throughput of 18,000 a year. “As we strive forward with our ambitious growth plans and continue to launch new and exciting products onto the market, it […]
TNT Post has won a contract with Leightons Opticians to coincide with the launch of its optometry delivery service, TNT Optical Solutions.