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    DHL to provide fleet management services for BMW in the UK

    2017-09-06T14:23:18Z

    DHL Supply Chain has secured a new three-year contract to manage vehicle preparation and refurbishment services at the BMW Group’s Vehicle Distribution Centre (VDC) at Thorne, in the UK. Historically, all vehicles imported through BMW UK have been sent to the VDC at Thorne for checking and preparation before being ...

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    DHL says smart glasses for picking now ‘business as usual’

    2017-08-09T12:11:05Z

    Following a successful international trial period, DHL Supply Chain says its augmented reality smart glasses are now “business as usual” in its warehouses around the world. Last August the company, along with partners Google, Vuzix and Ubimax, said it would be expanding a ‘Vision Picking’ trial based on smart glasses, ...

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    DHL sets up dedicated semiconductor logistics service

    2017-08-02T11:19:55Z

    To support forecasts of a near-17% growth in the semiconductor market this year, DHL has set up DHL Semiconductor Logistics, an operation combining various existing services into an end-to-end supply chain solution covering inbound and outbound logistics for chip manufacturers. Strong growth in the semiconductor market is in part being ...

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    Tim Scharwath now heading DHL Global Forwarding

    2017-06-05T11:37:34Z

    Following an announcement made last year, Tim Scharwath (pictured) has formally taken up his role as CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, the division of Deutsche Post DHL that handles air, ocean and overland freight forwarding. He takes over the new role from group CEO Frank Appel, who has been ...

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    DHL in the UK: staying ahead of automotive change

    2017-05-11T12:20:48Z

    Despite uncertainty surrounding the UK’s departure from the EU, planned investments in new models and manufacturing should keep the country’s vehicle production networks competitive and growing. Overall investment has fallen since the ‘Brexit’ vote last June, but volume has, at least until very recently, grown strongly. Light vehicle sales reached ...

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    DHL Supply Chain to handle in-plant logistics for JLR in Brazil

    2017-04-19T23:26:17Z

    DHL Supply Chain has been awarded the contract to manage in-plant logistics at Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR’s) new manufacturing plant in Itatiaia, Brazil (pictured).JLR opened its 750m reais ($215m) manufacturing facility last June. It is the first wholly-owned manufacturing plant the carmaker has set up outside of the UK (its ...

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    DHL Supply Chain appoints automotive lead for North America

    2017-02-15T14:48:54Z

    Dennis Lutwen has taken over as president of automotive at DHL Supply Chain North America. Lutwen (pictured) moves from his role as vice-president operations for dedicated fleet in the region. Lutwen first joined DHL Supply Chain in North America in 2003 as finance director for the company’s chemical, energy and ...

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    Dyer takes on CEO role at DHL Supply Chain UK as Watts retires

    2016-11-30T13:43:09Z

    Paul Dyer (pictured) will take over from Perry Watts as CEO of DHL Supply Chain UK from the beginning of next year. Dyer moves to the new role in January from his current position at DHL Supply Chain as president of global automotive and managing director at UKI Automotive and ...

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    DHL Supply Chain boosts UK capacity for OEMs and tier suppliers

    2016-11-30T13:25:29Z

    DHL has announced the opening of a new 13,000 sq.m facility in Fradley Park, near Birmingham, UK, that is expected to meet capacity requirements for suppliers and manufacturers for the next 5-10 years. The expansion of the Hams Hall facility doubles DHL Supply Chain’s capability in the Midlands region of ...

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    DHL Supply Chain wins Toyota parts distribution contract in the UK

    2016-10-19T10:00:12Z

    DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a three-year contract to manage parts distribution and warehousing in the UK for Toyota. The contract will see DHL provide a range of aftermarket services, including distribution of approximately 200,000 lines each year to over 200 authorised repairers and retailers. Deliveries will take place ...

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    Oscar de Bok takes up CEO role at DHL Supply Chain

    2016-06-29T10:20:01Z

    DHL Supply Chain has appointed Oscar de Bok (pictured) as its new CEO for mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa. He moves from his previous role as CEO of Asia Pacific at DHL Supply Chain and replaces Paul Graham, who has left the company for personal reasons. With the company ...

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    DHL signs MOU with Chengdu Gateway Logistics to develop logistics corridor

    2016-05-31T15:19:16Z

    DHL Global Forwarding, the freight services division of Deutsche Post, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chengdu Gateway Logistics Office, to build a logistics corridor between China and Europe. Chengdu Gateway Logistics Office is the Chinese government agency responsible for developing Chengdu, the capital of the south-western Sichuan ...

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    DHL to handle BMW aftermarket parts deliveries in UK

    2015-11-11T14:49:28Z

    BMW has signed a six-year contract with DHL Supply Chain for the management of its aftermarket parts distribution in the UK. DHL will deliver parts through the night for delivery the next working day to the carmaker’s 116 retailers across Scotland, the North and South of England. According to the ...

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    DHL supports major multimodal project for Formula E in China

    2015-10-21T16:20:33Z

    DHL has shipped 41 electric race cars, spare parts, and 45 lithium-ion batteries to China for the opening of the second season of the FIA Formula E championship. The vehicles and equipment have been moved more than 12,000km from Donington Park in the UK, to Beijing, China, via Belgium, Germany, ...

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    DHL uses automotive expertise in delivery project with Toyota Material Handling

    2015-09-22T17:55:52Z

    DHL’s road freight division, DHL Freight, is transporting racking systems across Europe for Toyota Material Handling under a new fixed-term contract that was signed this month. The logistics provider is moving TMH’s conventional, high-density and non-palletised racking to customer warehousing sites in Europe from a number of production sites in ...

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    Kaufmann adds North Asia CEO role at DHL Global Forwarding

    2015-09-14T11:59:26Z

    Freight services provider, DHL Global Forwarding, has appointed Charles Kaufmann as CEO for North Asia. Kaufmann (pictured) was most recently senior vice president, operations and value added services for Asia Pacific and he will continue to head this part of the business alongside his duties as CEO. The new position ...

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    DHL to handle UK distribution of Saab parts with Orio

    2015-08-26T08:53:20Z

    Orio UK, the only supplier of Saab original aftermarket parts, has signed a deal with logistics provider, DHL Supply Chain, for next day delivery to service centres around the UK. Orio UK is a regional division of Orio, formerly Saab Automobile Parts. DHL will provide a free overnight delivery service ...

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    DHL launches cross border LTL service between US and Mexico

    2015-07-22T09:26:51Z

    [This story was updated on Thursday 23rd July] DHL’s freight handling division, DHL Global Forwarding, has introduced a less-than-container load (LTL) service between the US and Mexico that it said has already been adopted by the automotive, engineering and manufacturing sectors, among others. Han Roest, global sector head of ...

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    DHL agreement builds on rail services between Europe and China

    2015-07-01T14:40:26Z

    DHL Global Forwarding has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Kazakhstan’s national rail operator, Temir Zholy Express, for the provision of block train services on the land bridge connecting Europe and China. DHL said the MOU would enhance greater rail connectivity and trade between China, Kazakhstan, the Commonwealth of ...

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    DHL adds rail freight services between China and Europe

    2015-06-17T14:25:45Z

    DHL Global Forwarding has begun a twice-weekly rail service between Zhengzhou in central-eastern China and Hamburg in Germany. The 17-day service, which will pass through Russia and Poland, will offer customers the option of DHL Railconnect, the less-than-container load (LCL) service, as well as a full-container option. The latest service ...