Thursday 29th Oct 2020 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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DHL to open mega parcel centre

DHL Parcel is to open a mega parcel centre in Bochum, in the Ruhr region. By autumn 2019, the new site will handle up to 50,000 shipments per hour.

DHL enters JYSK contract extension

DHL International Supply Chain is to enter an exclusive five-year contract extension with JYSK Nordic, the Danish homeware retailer.

DHL and Wärtsilä complete robot pilot

DHL and technology group Wärtsilä have piloted Fetch Robotics’ mobile robots. The test took place in Wärtsilä’s central distribution centre in Kampen, the Netherlands, which is run by DHL.

SPAR picks DHL to support Thailand growth

SPAR International is to partner with DHL Supply Chain and the Bangchak Retail Company to establish up to 300 new convenience stores in Thailand by the end of 2020.

Global trade will grow, says Frank Appel

Global trade will continue to grow despite mounting protectionist tendencies, Deutsche Post DHL chief Frank Appel told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in Bochum.

DHL to acquire Brazilian carrier

DHL Supply Chain is to acquire Polar Transportes, a Brazilian road carrier for the life sciences and healthcare market.

DHL to double production of electric vehicles

Deutsche Post DHL Group is to double production of its electric vehicles from 10,000 to 20,000 by the end of this year. DHL is now commissioning another production location for its StreetScooter electric van in North Rhine-Westphalia.

DHL opens Sydney e-com centre

DHL e-commerce has opened a fulfilment centre in Sydney to support demand for overseas goods among Australia’s online shoppers.

DHL takes over UK Mail

Deutsche Post DHL Group has completed its £243 million takeover of parcel and logistics company UK Mail.

DHL to expand automotive network

DHL Supply Chain is to launch ‘major’ expansion plans for its automotive logistics network. The plans include the development of a 142,000 sq ft facility in Fradley Park and a fleet of 71 Euro 6 vehicles.

Southco extends contract with DHL

Southco, the lock and latch specialist, has extended its contract with DHL for four more years for a combination of air, ocean, domestic and customs brokerage services on various trade lanes.

DHL to run Smart Car boot delivery scheme

DHL Parcel and car manufacturer Smart are to run a pilot scheme in which parcels will be delivered straight to the boot of a customer’s car. The service is smartphone based – the Smart driver and DHL courier both using specialised apps.

Scharwath leaves K+N to join DHL

Tim Scharwath is leaving Kuehne + Nagel to join DHL as board member responsible for DHL Global Forwarding and Freight.

DHL expands Eurapid network

DHL Freight has added nine terminals to its Eurapid service, the European day-definite service for less-than-truckload shipments up to 2.5 tons.

Hamilton picks up DHL fastest lap award

Lewis Hamilton didn’t just win the Formula 1 drivers’ championship in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, he also won DHL’s fastest lap award. Hamilton scored seven fastest laps during the season ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg’s five.

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