Amazon's tightly choreographed distribution is designed to maximise speed and minimise costs, preconditions for success in its biggest international market.But contractors say finding drivers is increasingly difficult.
Deutsche Post DHL set a new target for an operating profit of 5.3 billion euros for 2022 and plans to invest heavily in areas like warehouse automation and analytics as it aims to keep up with fast-growing e-commerce.
The German cabinet approved a draft law on Wednesday to force logistics and ecommerce companies that outsource deliveries to ensure that their subcontractors pay proper social security contributions for their drivers.
Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday forecast profit growth for this year that lagged analysts’ expectations, but played down concerns over global trade, saying more complex supply chains could benefit its business.
Furious companies facing weeks more uncertainty over an ever closer Brexit lashed out at politicians on Wednesday, and warned of catastrophic job losses if Britain failed to secure a withdrawal deal with the EU.