DHL Supply Chain’s long-standing distribution contract with BHS will end on 6 August, the operator has confirmed, after the collapse of the high street retailer. The operation, based at DHL’s Atherstone site, employed more than 300 DHL staff members and had been in effect for more than 20 years. In a statement, DHL said the members of staff involved in the contract have been offered “a number of options for redeployment within commuting distance of Atherstone”. DHL added: “We would […]
DHL Supply Chain has won a two year extension to its NHS Supply Chain contract and has been set a target to deliver £300m of savings by October 2018, operating in a more transparent manner.
GeoPost UK is preparing for its Christmas peak by launching a recruitment drive across its InterLink and DPD businesses. The company is looking to fill 900 temporary vacancies, largely for drivers and sorters, to match the increase in parcel volumes in the run up to Christmas. Chief executive Dwain McDonald said: “Our aim is to give our customers the same high standards of service all year round, including the Christmas peak, and this is why we have made this massive […]
DHL has won a £100m contract with electrical goods manufacturer Panasonic that will see it manage its warehousing and transportation. The contract will see DHL carry out order fulfillment of electronic goods, manage a shared warehouse operation, and look to enhance Panasonic’s domestic transport operation. DHL Supply Chain MD of specialist services for the UK and Ireland, Paul Richardson, said: “This is a significant solution that has been constructed in a very short timescale. Throughout, we have taken a truly […]