DHL Tradeteam has named Bill Bacon as MD, replacing James Gill. Bacon (pictured) was formerly MD of DHL Supply Chain’s automotive division and has held various roles across the retail and automotive sectors since he joined the company in 2001. Gill has become chief financial officer of DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland. Bacon will oversee the drinks logistics firm’s on- and off-trade networks, which encompass 30 operations with more than 2,000 employees, and run 600 vehicles. He will report […]
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.
Great Bear Distribution has hired a former DHL Tradeteam manager as its new CEO.
DHL Tradeteam has been threatened with industrial action by a second union over working conditions on its Carlsberg contract, which went live earlier this year.