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 […]
More than 300 warehouse staff at DHL Supply Chain’s Westfield site in Cumbernauld, Scotland have held two 24-hour stoppages in a dispute over pay. However, around 30 HGV drivers who also backed the strikes in a ballot last month, withdrew from the action at the 11th hour after agreeing a deal with management. The warehouse staff walked out on Friday 19 and Monday 22 October after they rejected a 2% over two years pay rise offer. union leaders said an […]
Pall-Ex has appointed Mark Tapper as its group operations director, less than a year after predecessor Kevin Morley was placed in an equivalent position.
Third-party logistics providers have this year won millions of pounds in business, taking on more work from existing customers as well as winning contracts from new clients. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the highest value and longest contract wins of 2014.