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 Tradeteam has been threatened with industrial action by a second union over working conditions on its Carlsberg contract, which went live earlier this year.
DHL Express is to increase its prices to UK clients by an average of 4.9% next year as it looks to offset rising costs. The company said that the rate rise – which will hit customers throughout the world was due to external costs that are out of its direct control and cannot be compensated through productivity improvements or economies of scale. DHL cites research by AT Kearney from November 2011 which states that volumes for the European courier, express, […]
If Elon Musk can send a car into space on reusable rocket boosters, then surely a down-to-earth electric truck travelling 500 miles on a single charge isn’t beyond the capabilities of today’s engineers?