DHL Supply Chain has signed what it describes as a ‘new three-year contract’ to provide aftermarket services to over 200 authorised repairers and retailers for Toyota and Lexus across the country. The deal will see DHL distribute over 200,000 lines for the automotive brands, with deliveries being conducted overnight so dealerships can receive parts before 8am. Martin Dougherty, vice-president of business development, automotive, at DHL Supply Chain said: “As the automotive aftermarket grows more complex, so too do the logistics […]
Crewe, Cheshire-based Brit European Transport made a dramatic return to profit during 2011, recording a pre-tax profit of £334,000 compared to pre-tax loss of £453,000 the previous year. Turnover in the year to 31 December rose 20% from £20m to £24m, all but £2m of which was generated in the UK. The firm, which specialises in car, CV, plant and equipment and lift truck transport, as well as bulk tanker work, said there had been “stability and in some cases […]
4) Perry Watts Title: CEO, DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland With a turnover of pretty much £4.3bn in 2014 DHL Supply Chain is the biggest beast in logistics in the UK by some considerable distance (and is bigger than Wincanton, XPO Logistics and Kuehne + Nagel in the UK combined).
Increased parcel volumes at UK Mail have seen the carrier lower its price-per-drop for delivery drivers in order to remain competitive, angering a union.