Global logistics provider DSV is to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina in a £3.51bn deal that will create the world’s fourth largest logistics company behind Deutsche Post DHL, Kuehne+Nagel and DB Schenker. Panalpina’s board has agreed to a revised offer described by chairman Peter Uber described as “very attractive.” The Panalpina board has recommended the deal to its shareholders. The acquisition will create a company with a revenue of around £13.55bn and a workforce of 60,000 employees in 90 countries. DSV […]
Technology firm TRAILAR is heading online to the Commercial Motor Show next month with its innovative solar product for HGVs and vans. Over the three-day show, taking place from 29 September to 1 October, visitors will be able to learn and gain valuable insight into how the solar technology works, and the potential operational savings across their fleets. Downloadable product specification sheets will provide key facts and savings from each type of vehicle, as well as a link to an […]
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.
The London Boroughs Consolidation Centre (LBCC) has named DHL as its long-term freight partner at the Freight in the City Expo last week.