DHL Supply Chain is to manage wholesale logistics operations for Morrisons after winning a new contract with the supermarket. The contract will see DHL deliver Morrisons’ Safeway-branded products to 1,650 McColl’s Retail Group stores. Morrisons announced it would be reintroducing the Safeway brand at the end of 2016, more than 10 years after the last goods with the name were sold. By moving into the wholesale space, DHL said, Morrisons is using its existing assets to tap into the UK’s […]
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.
DHL said that it remains satisfied with the performance of its Supply Chain subsidiary, despite a 23% year-on-year fall in turnover caused in part by a change in the way its NHS Supply Chain contract reports revenue.
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.