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 […]
Wincanton has slammed the government’s forthcoming Lorry Road User Charge (LRUC) for not doing enough to level the playing field between UK and foreign operators. In a blog on its website the largest UK-owned operator said that the widely reported charge of £10 per day for foreign lorries to run on British roads “ought to be four or five times that amount” to “have any real impact”. Later this month the government will publish draft legislation containing details about the […]
DHL Express has delivered hundreds instruments for US and Panama-based high school and university marching bands participating in the London New Year’s Day Parade today (1 January).