Great Bear Distribution has hired a former DHL Tradeteam manager as its new CEO. Alastair Isbister (pictured), who began the role this month, had previously held the position of VP business development and account management at DHL Tradeteam for more than seven years. He will report directly to Culina Group CEO Thomas van Mourik. Isbister said his goal is to expand Great Bear Distribution. He said: “I am looking forward to helping take Great Bear Distribution to the next level. […]
Scania (Great Britain) has awarded a three-year contract to DHL Supply Chain to manage its aftermarket parts distribution in the UK.
Tradeteam delivery drivers are gearing up for strike action after their union balloted for industrial action in a row over “unmanageable loads”.
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 […]