Local Activities: NORTH-WEST REGION

Fahey, Dieter
June 2005
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jun2005, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p61
Trade Publication
This article highlights a meeting of the Merseyside and Warrington Group of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Great Britain in 2005. Martyn Holmes, Chris James, Simon Power and Jon Blundell delivered presentations on the company's history growth and service offerings, along with the challenges being faced during integration of various newly acquired carriers to form the New DHL. These include realignment of competing service offerings, overcoming cultural differences between companies, exploiting new synergies and integration of information technology systems. Also highlighted were the company's plans and strategies for the future, to become a one-stop shop for transport and related logistics services, whether by air, land or sea. The evening concluded with a guided operational tour of the Liverpool sort facility, where members observed preparation of the day's international express shipments, together with a demonstration of one of DHL's new high-cube, double-deck trunking vehicles with integral cargo lift. The Group Committee thanks senior key account manager Holmes and his colleagues for hosting us at their modern service center near Liverpool John Lennon airport and for sponsoring the event.


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