Strike action involving 200 DHL drivers based at Sainsbury’s RDC in Dartford has been cancelled after they accepted a 6% pay increase over two years and an enhanced redundancy package. The drivers, who deliver to the supermarket’s stores across London and the South East, voted overwhelmingly – 94% – in favour of the deal, according to the Unite union. The deal was struck following talks between DHL’s management, the union and mediated by conciliation service Acas. A series of strikes […]
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.
The European Commission (EC) is to probe potential competition concerns in the small parcels sector, particularly international express services, if UPS’s takeover of TNT Express goes ahead. Dutch-owned TNT Express and US parcel giant UPS are two out of the four ‘integrators’ operating within Europe (integrators are companies that control an air and road small package delivery network throughout Europe and beyond and are capable of offering the broadest portfolio of such services). The other integrators classified by the EC […]
DHL Supply Chain has won a new three-year contract with train manufacturer Bombardier.