DHL Supply Chain is facing widespread industrial action following its decision to close its Sheffield and Ebbw Vale Tradeteam depots and cut hundreds of logistics jobs. Union Unite said the decision to close the depot at Sheffield is “about as brutal as it gets” and will ballot for industrial action at Tradeteam depots across the country, if talks later this week do not reach a resolution. The union is also seeking similar assurances on jobs at the Ebbw Vale site. […]
Yodel has confirmed the schedule of its service centre closure programme, as it enters the final phase of the merger of the Home Delivery Network and DHL Domestic UK businesses. According to an internal letter seen by MT, the parcels giant has been transferring volumes across from Cardiff (the first site set to close) to Nantgarw since Friday 10 February, with Cardiff due to shutdown on Friday 17 February, a move which the company has confirmed. The rest of the […]
Wincanton has won a five-year contract to operate an online fulfilment centre for Waitrose.com in Greenford, West London.
Pall-Ex has struck a deal with UK Mail Group to become the network of choice for UK Pallets customers, following the news yesterday that UK Pallets is to close.