DHL Express is set to relocate its headquarters to new premises in Poyle, near Colnbrook in Berkshire, in a move which will allow the company to increase its parcel handling capacity from 6,000 items per hour to 28,000. The £32m project is part of a major £156m investment by DHL, which includes improvements to DHL’s hubs at East Midlands and Manchester. The 150,000ft2 building on the Poyle Trading Estate, completed this week, will house DHL’s head office and south east operation […]
DHL Supply Chain is facing up to 15 days of strike action from its warehouse workers in protest at the “brutal” planned closure of its South Yorkshire site, following the loss of a contract to Great Bear Distribution.
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 […]
DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks are to test heavy-duty electric truck technology for medium-distance regional transportation in Sweden.