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 […]
Norbert Dentressangle’s five-year, £100m contract with Comet is in the hands of administrator Deloitte following the biggest high street collapse since Woolworths in 2008. Wincanton, Comet’s previous logistics partner, walked away from a warehousing and distribution deal with Comet on 30 April after it was unable to agree terms with OpCapita, the equity company that bought the chain at the start of 2012 from Kesa Electricals. A spokeswoman for ND said: “We continue to operate our contracts with Comet Group, […]
The London Boroughs Consolidation Centre (LBCC) is to go ahead, with the search for a long-term logistics partner for the scheme due to start within weeks.
HMV transport providers TNT Express and TNT Post are awaiting the outcome of the retailer’s administration. Both carriers have confirmed that they worked with the music and film retailer, which appointed administrator Deloitte on Tuesday (15 January). A spokesman for TNT Post confirmed that the carrier would continue working with HMV as it trades through its administration. TNT Express confirmed that it worked with the retailer, but declined to comment further. On Monday, TNT Express revealed that UPS had pulled […]