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 […]
Greg Lofts (pictured) has been appointed business development director at Suttons Tankers, joining from Wincanton’s defence business.
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.
The GMB union has started negotiations with agency Tempay about the rates of pay awarded to agency warehouse staff it supplies to DHL’s DC in Swindon run for Marks & Spencer. The move follows the legal claim launched in May by the union against Tempay, fellow agency Twenty Four Seven Recruitment Services, DHL and former site operator Wincanton about the rates paid to 240 agency staff at the warehouse in recent years. The union said the pay to agency staff […]