The NHS has drafted in DHL Supply Chain to support the running of six Nightingale field hospitals set up to provide emergency care to COVID-19 patients. The company is also playing a key role in delivering vital medical supplies as well as providing non-emergency ambulance services. The supply chain operation, which would normally take up to six months to put in place, was launched within two weeks, which enabled ExCeL London to be transformed into a hospital in record time. […]
Logistics training specialist SP Training has claimed its first online CPC course generated “unprecedented multinational demand”.
They told us it would happen: in April 2012, advisory firm KPMG predicted a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the logistics and distribution sector during the year… and that’s exactly what we got. Top of the pile in terms of the most noteworthy was undoubtedly the UPS/TNT Express merger announced in March and set to create a £37bn turnover logistics giant. The takeover was described at the time by TNT Express chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard as a move that […]
The need for drivers to undergo HGV driver medicals is to be suspended – possibly for a year – as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a letter sent by MP Robert Buckland to a constituent.