Unite has called on the management at DHL Supply Chain to clarify what impact the administration of customer BHS could have on its operation. The union said around 360 of its members, consisting of 60 drivers and 300 warehouse staff, work on the BHS contract at DHL, which delivers into its 164 high street stores on a daily basis. The majority of the affected staff are based at DHL’s site in Atherstone, Warwickshire. Motortransport.co.uk understands that the operator has held a retail logistics […]
Hundreds of jobs are in danger of being lost as DHL Freight UK gets set to close its business after of a decade of losses.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) joined DHL earlier this week on their contract with Iceland to a delivery to central London to discover how prepared the business is for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Sunday, DHL moved a lot of its London-based accounts onto night deliveries ahead of the start of the Games. Hugh Basham, transport strategy and policy director at DHL, tells MT: “We’re doing night work for 60-plus customers and plan to continue the out-of-hours activity for […]
Palletways bought Dalkeith for the second time this year, after it went into administration in August.