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 Express has revealed that it intends to sell its same-day domestic business to technology distributor Rico Logistics later this month, as it continues to focus on the international express market.
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.