DHL Supply Chain has signed a framework agreement with Locus Robotics which will see the delivery giant install 2,000 robots across its global supply chain by 2022. The assisted picking robots will be mainly used in the company’s e-commerce or consumer warehouses to help with picking and inventory. The deal, worth millions of pounds, is part of DHL’s wider ‘Accelerated Digitalisation Strategy’. Markus Voss, global CIO and COO at DHL Supply Chain, said: “It is particularly important for us to […]
Clipper Logistics faces “minimal” financial hit on Arcadia contract and no job losses, industry sources say
Clipper Logistics is set to transfer around 70 drivers on its Arcadia delivery partnership to other contracts and will lose “minimal” amounts on the deal, following the retail giant’s collapse, motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
DHL Supply Chain said it was “disappointed” that a trade union was talking up the prospect of its drivers striking over pay when scheduled negotiations were still due to take place.
4) Perry Watts Title: CEO, DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland With a turnover of pretty much £4.3bn in 2014 DHL Supply Chain is the biggest beast in logistics in the UK by some considerable distance (and is bigger than Wincanton, XPO Logistics and Kuehne + Nagel in the UK combined).