Saturday 21st Jul 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Eddy joins CitySprint

Craig Eddy is to take on the role of director of operations for same day courier company CitySprint where he will manage all final mile operations.

DHL places $4.7bn freighter order with Boeing

DHL has ordered 14 Boeing 777 freighters in a deal worth some $4.7 billion. The order, unveiled at the opening of the 2018 Farnborough Air Show, includes purchase rights for an additional seven freighters.

GMB to take legal action against Amazon delivery firms

The GMB trade union is to take legal action against three Amazon delivery companies arguing that they are operating “bogus self-employment” schemes. Amazon has hit back, saying that its delivery providers are contractually obliged to meet the minimum National Living Wage.

DPD to hire 700 weekend drivers

DPD is to hire 700 part-time drivers for weekend deliveries in response to a 40 per cent increase in weekend parcel volumes over the past year.

2pc parcels growth for Royal Mail

Rico Back to head Royal Mail

Rico Back, who heads General Logistics Systems, is to take over from Moya Green as chief executive of Royal Mail on 1st June.

Online deliveries up 7pc

Online retail delivery order volumes were up seven per cent year-on-year in February, according to the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index.