Widnes-based Suttons Tankers has bought DHL Supply Chain’s domestic bulk commodity chemical business. The deal sees Suttons Tankers operating chemical transportation from sites in Billingham, County Durham and Runcorn. DHL’s dedicated services in packed chemicals, bitumen, lubricants and fuels remain with DHL. Just over a year ago Suttons Tankers, which operates a 500-strong fleet, bought the trade of Bullard, which specialised in the chemical waste and fuels sector. Michael Cundy, MD of Suttons Tankers, said: “We see DHL’s bulk commodity […]
DHL Supply Chain promises to protect jobs on Mothercare contract as retailer calls in administrators
DHL Supply Chain will do its “utmost” to protect the jobs of staff working on its Mothercare contract, the logistics firm pledged this week following the retailer’s announcement that it is to put its UK business into administration, threatening the closure of 79 stores.
DHL said any disruption with deliveries to Sainsbury’s stores in the South East would be minimised after staff at its Dartford distribution depot voted for strike action.