Carlsberg UK is planning to outsource its entire secondary logistics operation to DHL Tradeteam as part of plans to refocus its efforts on brewing. The own-account operator, which as an O-licence authorising up to 438 vehicles and 317 trailers, plans to end its secondary logistics operation in 2017-18. It will also stop providing porterage, which sees multiple operators consolidate deliveries from different drinks suppliers, but said it will honour all existing porterage contracts until they expire. As well as transporting […]
Rico Logistics has told MotorTransport.co.uk that further acquisitions are on the cards, after its integration of the DHL Express Same-Day courier business it bought last November.
The boss of Hermes UK has said he is both proud and excited about a ground-breaking deal with the GMB union, which will give self-employed couriers access to holiday pay as well as guaranteed earnings.
Union Unite says it has secured a compensation package for more than 120 Tradeteam employees who lost their jobs after the Hams Hall site closed earlier this month. The drinks distributor, part of DHL, delivered to pubs and clubs across the West Midlands but it was hit by a decline in volumes and the site closed on 6 April. Unite says the drivers, warehouse staff, draymen as well as admin and clerical employees that worked at the Warwickshire plant were […]