DHL Supply Chain is facing up to 15 days of strike action from its warehouse workers in protest at the “brutal” planned closure of its South Yorkshire site, following the loss of a contract to Great Bear Distribution. The dispute also centres on a “derisory” pay offer of 1.25%, resulting in Unite union members voting 78% in favour of a rolling programme of strikes beginning on 15 May. DHL lost a contract to Great Bear Distribution and the staff must […]
Tesco is re-tendering its transport operation after the announcement it would close two DCs and move some of its warehouse operations in-house.
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).
Deutsche Post DHL has been hit with a tax bill for more than half a billion euros, after a ruling by German financial authorities. DHL will need to make an additional €516m VAT payment after a review of how it handled tax relating to postal services. The period investigated ran from 1998 until July 2010, when the law governing VAT and postal services was revised. In a statement DHL says: “A large part of the additional payment amount relates to […]