DHL Supply Chain has opened a new 11-acre multi-user RDC in Avonmouth to boost its south-west operation. The new site, near Bristol, will enable customers to use shared facilities and vehicles, which DHL said “offers users economies of scale”, while reducing wasted space and overheads. It has been designed to be as flexible as possible, with 120,000ft² of ambient chambers and 35,000ft² of temperature-controlled sheds. Flexible dock doors and ground level access points allow for a wide range of vehicles […]
Demand for warehousing and distribution space increased by 10% during the first quarter of the year, but was 20% below the five-year average due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
DHL Supply Chain has won a five year extension to its logistics management contract with apparel and home fashions retailer TJX Europe, which is known for its TK Maxx brand in the UK.
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]