DHL Supply Chain has revealed details of a major £90m fleet expansion that it has underway. The operator expects 90% of the 1,000 new vehciles ordered – a mixture of leased units direct from Volvo, Scania, DAF, as well as a quantity of ‘specialist units’ – to be in service by the end of the year. The majority are HGVs with around 40 vans for use in Life Sciences applications, the operator confirmed. DHL Supply Chain said the new vehicles […]
Warehouse staff at DHL Supply Chain’s Cherwell Campus site in Banbury, Oxfordshire, are set to strike after further negotiations between the GMB union and the company failed to resolve an ongoing pay dispute.
DHL Supply Chain has won a ten-year contract with Gatwick Airport to manage inbound deliveries through its new logistics and consolidation facility.
Scania has launched a fuel card based on cooperative principles, allowing operators to benefit from the bulk purchasing discounts usually reserved for the largest players in the sector. The Scania Fuel Card is administered by The Fuelcard People, with Scania buying fuel direct on members’ behalf to enhance the purchasing power of the collective. Scania’s scheme is free to join, offers a choice of fuel networks, features no minimum spend requirement and is charge-free for the first 12 months. David […]