DHL Supply Chain is looking to show the market “absolute clear differentiation” from its rival 3PLs under the leadership of its new UK and Ireland chief executive Paul Dyer (pictured). Speaking exclusively to MT – in an interview that can be listened to as a podcast on the new-look motortransport.co.uk – Dyer questioned the current levels of differentiation between the main 3PL players. “Of the big 3PLs is there much differentiation between them? Our goal for the next 18 to […]
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.
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.
By the time the Beast from the East had done its damage and spring was finally making itself known, official figures showed that there had been 574 insolvencies in UK logistics during the first three months of 2018.