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 Supply Chain has been Mothercare’s distribution partner for almost 30 years, handling national distribution for over 300 stores and international franchises from its site in Crick, Northamptonshire. In response to Mothercare’s announcement this week DHL […]
DHL Supply Chain is facing up to 15 days of strike action from its warehouse workers in protest at the “brutal” planned closure of its South Yorkshire site, following the loss of a contract to Great Bear Distribution.
Start up problems with a “restaurant chain” contract played a “significant” role in a 95% plunge in DHL Supply Chain’s profit last year.
DHL said that it remains satisfied with the performance of its Supply Chain subsidiary, despite a 23% year-on-year fall in turnover caused in part by a change in the way its NHS Supply Chain contract reports revenue.