KFC was forced to temporarily close hundreds of restaurants across the UK last weekend when “teething problems” with its new partnership with DHL Supply chain saw it run out of chicken. The chain handed its logistics operation to DHL last year, when it said it was “rethinking” its processes and “placing distribution and logistics at the heart of our new supply chain strategy”. The operator delivers food and packaging products to KFC’s 850 stores, and also manages its warehousing. It […]
DHL started work this week (Monday 4 March) on its three-year deal to handle aviation fuel movements for BP in Scotland.
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]