KFC revolutionizes UK foodservice supply chain with DHL and QSL appointment

For the first time, DHL is partnering with specialist foodservice logistics provider QSL to deliver a bespoke service tailored to the unique needs of KFC. DHL will manage the physical warehouse and distribution service, putting greater focus on innovation, quality... DHL will manage the physical warehouse and distribution service, putting greater focus on innovation, quality and service performance. QSL will also manage operational purchasing for KFC as well as accounting for its operations.“To date there has been little variation in foodservice logistics but we have specifically chosen DHL and QSL for their reputation for innovation in logistics across other industries,” explains Jens Hentschel, Supply Chain Director for KFC. We intend to re-write the rule

By | 2017-10-11T00:53:00+00:00 October 11th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

“F1 in Schools”: DHL supports international technology competition for students

The competition, which took place for the 13th time in 2017, is designed to get students between the ages of nine and 19 excited about science, math, engineering and technology and help support them in developing their talents. On behalf of DHL, Christopher Ong, Managing Director DHL Express Malaysia and Brunei, presented the “Enterprise Portfolio Award” to team “Pioneers” from Germany. “We are proud to be the official logistics partner for the competition and to have this opportunity to encourage young people around the world to be excited about math, science and technology,” says Ong. “The partnership with ‘F1 in Schools’ is a logical extension of our decades-long involvement in Formula 1,” says Christopher Ong. Foun

By | 2017-09-28T00:53:00+00:00 September 28th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS & SF Holding Joint Venture Receives Regulatory Approval In China

US 09/28/17Atlanta, GAJV combines SF’s extensive 13,000 service points across 331 cities in China with UPS’ globally integrated 220 country network in world’s fastest growing small package marketToday UPS (NYSE:UPS) and SF Holding (SZSE:002352), the parent company of SF Express, announced approval of their planned joint venture by China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM). The JV approval is a positive development for international trade and allows the two leading companies to leverage their complem

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UPS Applauds Release Of Unified Framework For Fixing Broken U.S. Tax Code

US 09/27/17Washington, DCUrges Legislative Action to Maximize Economic GrowthUPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for tax reform, commends the Administration and Congressional leaders on the release of a unified framework which details a plan for tax reform that will stimulate the economy, create jobs and develop a globally competitive tax structure. UPS strongly supports the tax reform outlined in this proposal. “Tax reform is one of the single most important thing

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New UPS 273,000 Square Foot Package Delivery Facility Opens In Lockport, IL

The company’s $40 million dollar investment in the new building brings more than 273,000 square feet of new capacity to UPS operations serving customers in the area. The new operations technology also helps power the rollout of the UPS® Saturday ground delivery and pickup service that began in late April. Today, almost 21,000 employees in Illinois provide package delivery, ground freight, air gateway operations, healthcare logistics, freight forwarding and contract logistics services. Chicago is

By | 2017-09-27T00:53:00+00:00 September 27th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS/Greenbiz Survey Finds Businesses Are Concerned About Impacts Of Urbanization

However, according to The Road to Sustainable Urban Logistics survey, only 47 percent feel prepared to address the associated business challenges. Further, respondents cite air quality (58 percent) and traffic congestion (53 percent) as top concerns over other urban challenges. “This research clearly highlights the complexity of logistics operations in urban environments,” said Mark Wallace, senior vice president, global engineering and sustainability. About the Research StudyThe 2017 UPS/GreenB

By | 2017-09-14T00:53:00+00:00 September 14th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL doubles airfreight capacities to support fast growing Norwegian seafood exports

The demand has been continuously growing since the introduction of DHL’s new service solution in May this year. The demand has been continuously growing since the introduction of DHL’s new service solution in May this year. As of now DHL will double its flight frequency by deploying a dedicated Boeing 747-400 cargo plane that ships seafood from Oslo to Seoul and Shanghai twice a week. The aircraft will start in Brussels and pick up the seafood at the DHL terminal in Oslo. Twice a week DHL will transport seafood from Lakselv Airport Banak via its terminal in Oslo to Seoul. DHL does not only provide greater

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DHL and Huawei accelerate inbound-to-manufacturing logistics with Internet of Things solution

Leveraging existing infrastructure and limited investments, the implemented IoT solution is designed to facilitate and streamline yard management for inbound-to-manufacturing logistics, leading to significant improvements in inbound processing time at the site.... Proof of Concept at DHL Supply Chain automotive site in China shows promising resultsDHL Supply Chain together with Huawei Technologies has launched a Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) application at an automotive site in Liuzhou, China. Exploring new technologies like NB-IoT is one of many ways we are forging forward with our digitalization journey in China,” explains Yin Zou, CEO, DHL Supply Chain Greater China. Delays can occur when shipments need to be handled at a different dock at the

By | 2017-09-06T00:53:00+00:00 September 6th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL makes volume measurement a matter of seconds

Hereto belongs amongst others the handling of exhibition pieces and goods arriving and leaving the fair site. DHL Trade Fairs & Events uses gaming technology for its logistics servicesTime savings and more efficient dimensioning thanks to 3D camera technologyDHL is the official logistics partner of Messe Frankfurt. The specialists for fair and event logistics from the division DHL Trade Fairs & Events as part of DHL Freight are responsible for all logistics services at the exhibition grounds. To facilitate and expedite the dimensioning and registration process of all incoming and outgoing shipments, DHL

By | 2017-08-29T00:53:00+00:00 August 29th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Is The Official Delivery Partner For Taylor Swift’s 6th Studio Album reputation

The UPS package cars with Taylor Swift’s album cover on them will roll out in cities across America, beginning with Nashville, Atlanta and New York City on Sat., Aug. 26. The relationship between UPS and Taylor Swift dates back more than a decade. On June 3, 2006, sixteen-year-old Taylor Swift and a few others gathered around boxes and boxes containing copies of her first single "Tim McGraw." UPS employees around the world can participate in the excitement through an exclusive program outlined o

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