DHL Supply Chain is downsizing its My Local operation after the convenience store chain was placed into administration this week. The operator took over transport and distribution for the former Morrisons convenience store estate last September from Wincanton. The 140 M Local stores were sold at a £30m loss to entrepreneur Mike Greene by Morrisons. Greene insisted last year that the new stores, rebranded as My Local, would succeed where Morrisons’ had failed. However, the chain was placed into administration […]
DHL Supply Chain has had its contract with Boots UK extended by five years.
The winners of the first Women in Logistics awards were revealed at a glittering ceremony in Kenilworth, Warwicks, last week. Adele Waite, general manager of a $1.25bn global contract for DHL, won the award for outstanding individual achievement, after boosting return-on-capital growth by 740%. The corporate award was won by Premier Farnell, a global, multi-channel distributor whose chief executive, Harriet Green, was named in the FT’s Top 50 Women in Business. Green also employs a female chairwoman and head of […]