DHL Tradeteam is to begin integrating Carlsberg UK’s secondary logistics operation into the business next month, subject to consultation at the brewer’s sites. By the end of 2018, Carlsberg UK plans to end both its secondary logistics and porterage service, which sees it consolidate deliveries from different drinks suppliers to on-trade retail customers, in order to concentrate on brewing. Subject to consultation, the current Carlsberg UK sites in Ipswich; Gravelly Park, Birmingham; and Tingley, Leeds, will enter the DHL Tradeteam […]
DHL is to close its Coventry depot, which it runs on behalf of retailer J Sainsbury, in a move that places 550 jobs at risk. The logistics giant plans to transfer the garment operations currently undertaken at Coventry for the retailer to another of its sites in Bedford. A DHL spokeswoman says: “In support of Sainsbury’s planned expansion of its UK clothing operation, the company is proposing to transfer its clothing volumes for both boxed and hanging items to its […]
UK Mail said it has “positive momentum” before it enters the Christmas peak, as investments in additional capacity have allowed it to make “further progress” , while it waits for its proposed acquisition by Deutsche Post DHL to conclude.