DHL has extended its longstanding partnership with Formula One, ahead of the FIA Formula One World Championship. The deal sees DHL remain the official logistics partner of Formula One, for an undisclosed period of years, taking responsibility for shipping race cars, fuel, oil and equipment for the racing teams. DHL has been the official logistics partner since 2004. Arjan Sissing, DHL global head of brand marketing said: “We are proud to continue our unique partnership for the years to come. […]
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]
Unipart Logistics has landed a five-year deal to run the new, custom-built Jaguar Land Rover global parts logistics centre at Appleby Magna in Leicestershire, which will open in 2022.