Deutsche Post DHL has reached an agreement to buy UK Mail, in a deal that values the delivery company at £242.7m. DHL said the cash offer is part of an ongoing expansion of its European parcel network, designed to meet demand for more cross-border deliveries from its customers. The acquisition comes after a turbulent couple of years for UK Mail, which saw the installation of incompatible sortation technology at a new site and its profit slashed 80% in the immediate fallout. […]
Tesco is to close two of its distribution centres in the UK, bringing all warehouse operations carried out by DHL Supply Chain and Wincanton in-house, as part of a long-term plan to “simplify” its distribution operations.
Rico Logistics has appointed a new head of HR, Tracy Jump (pictured), following a period of significant expansion at the business.
Burton’s Biscuit Company has entered into a five year partnership with DHL Supply Chain. DHL will be working with the biscuit manufacturer, who produces brands such as Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels, to support their international and domestic growth. Neil Grocock, chief supply chain officer at Burton’s Biscuit Company, said: “Investing in our core logistic capabilities is part of a broader, brand-focused strategy we’ve adopted which enables us to align our skills, resources and efforts towards more impactful […]