DHL Supply Chain has renewed its two-man delivery contract with Next for a further three years. As part of the deal, DHL will not only continue to deliver furniture items to Next customers throughout the UK but it will provide flexible delivery options such as timed delivery slots and in-home product assembly services. Next is also set to upgrade it omni-channel order fulfilment offering, said logistics and customer services director Simon Kelly: “As well as developing a new automated furniture […]
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.
Two man delivery group Panther Warehousing plans to launch a Sunday delivery service later this year, following a successful take up of the Saturday service the group launched in 2013.
More than 200 driver and warehouse jobs are under threat after Hovis’s decision to pull out of its distribution deals with logistics firms DHL Supply Chain and DSV Road, according to a union.