The GMB union has blamed the ongoing closure of hundreds of KFC outlets across the UK on the fast food chain’s “penny-pinching” switch from Bidvest to DHL Supply Chain. It said that while Bidvest previously ran the contract from a number of depots around the country, DHL was attempting to do it out of just one. The new operation went live on Tuesday 13 February, and hundreds of stores were forced to close just days later when they ran out […]
Pallet network Fortec has achieved The Investors in Excellence Standard. It joins the likes of DHL Supply Chain within the road transport sector, and professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, credit checker Experian and manufacturer Bombardier beyond. The standard is a framework to help businesses assess their performance and improve it. Ian Nield, chief executive of Investors in Excellence, said: “We have been hugely impressed with the attitude and commitment shown by Fortec Distribution Network to achieving the Investors in Excellence standard.” […]
DHL Tradeteam is facing the threat of industrial action less than a month after it began integrating Carlsberg UK’s secondary logistics operation into one of its depots.
DHL, FedEx and Royal Mail have been named among the top 20 strongest business brands for the second year running in the annual ‘Superbrands’ league table.