DHL Supply Chain has refuted union claims that it failed to notify Rugby council about the cold storage facility at the centre of the KFC contract debacle, which has made headlines around the world this week. The GMB union has been gunning for DHL Supply Chain since the failure of its new contract with KFC to take wing forced KFC to close two thirds of its 900 stores this week. The GMB issued a press release this week claiming that […]
Union Unite has warned further industrial action could be on the cards by drivers and warehouse staff at white goods manufacturer Indesit UK, if a ballot on the company’s latest pay offer leads to it being rejected.
Companies relying on postal carriers for deliveries into the EU have been warned delays are being caused by couriers struggling with customs and duty charges.
DHL Supply Chain has won a six-year contract extension, worth some £75m, with BP’s UK Convenience Retail business. Under the contract, DHL will provide warehousing and distribution services to BP’s 350 company-owned forecourts across the UK, handling 19 million cases per year of 1,400 product lines. DHL also provides frontline support on order and delivery queries for BP’s company owned stores. DHL has been working on the contract for eight years, and the new deal extends the relationship until 2018. […]