Paul Dyer (pictured) will become chief executive of DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland on 1 January 2017, with Perry Watts retiring from the role after eight years. Dyer is currently president, global automotive, at DHL Supply Chain, where he is responsible for shaping the long term growth and strategic direction of its automotive business globally. On being appointed as chief executive of the UK Supply Chain business he will also join the divisional board. Watts has served as chief […]
Phil Couchman, CEO of DHL Express UK and Ireland, has been shortlisted in the Leader of the Year category of the National Business Awards. The 2013 Leader of the Year will be decided by a combination of online votes from the business community, which must be cast by the deadline of 30 October, and a jury of peers who will vote in a secret ballot. The winner will be announced at the Grosvenor House on 12 November. Couchman is up against the bosses of Barclaycard, […]
Marks & Spencer was stung with a £13.1m net charge last year in its UK logistics operation as it pushed ahead with the restructure of its Clothing & Home distribution network to a single-tier format.
DHL Supply Chain has opened its expanded capacity warehouse for long-term customer Unilever, marking the end of a 21 month project. The Cannock, Staffordshire, centre has the capacity to house 100,000 pallets and will handle all of Unilever’s homecare and ambient food lines for the UK and Ireland – including brands such as Persil, Marmite and PG Tips. Expanding the Cannock site – designed specifically to bring both product categories under the same roof for combined customer orders- has also […]