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 […]
Further talks between union Unite and white goods manufacturer Indesit UK were held yesterday, the union has confirmed – just as the second of three strikes by drivers and warehouse staff was due to begin.
Supply chain services specialist Walker Logistics saw a 400% upturn in ecommerce orders processed at its Berkshire-based fulfillment centre in April compared to the same period last year.
Next year the speculation surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU becomes a reality. In the first of a series of briefings for members following several meetings with government ministers and officials, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett looks at the knowns and unknowns of Brexit.