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Analytiqa: Logistics Bulletin: Friday 14th December

12-17-2007 01:24 PM CET | Logistics & Transport

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This week's Logistics Bulletin reports on a five-year, £150 million contract for DHL Exel Supply Chain with UK home and furniture retailer, MFI. DHL will invest more than £10.0 million (€13.8 million) of its own capital into the venture. The deal represents one of the biggest 'shared risk' partnerships the 3PL has ever entered into with a customer. In other contract news Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) is to provide freight consolidation services in China and Hong Kong for Shoe Carnival. MOL has been strategically promoting its Buyers or Ocean Consolidation Business (OCB) which is used by retailers in Europe and the US, who buy products manufactured in several plants, mainly in Asia. The products are consolidated into shipping containers at loading ports and then transported to their destinations.

Elsewhere this week, in M&A news from across various sectors of the supply chain, deals and developments feature BBI, D.Logistics, Agility, Old Dominion and Sinotrans, whilst with a more internal focus, there is a new brand architecture in place at Deutsche Bahn and Ryder has announced two share repurchase programmes. Distribution centre and logistics facility news has been made around the world, with developments for FedEx and OH Logistics in the US, The Co-operative Group, GAC Marine Logistics, Munich Airport, Huurre, Trans Poludnie and DHL in Europe; and ProLogis, GAC and CWT in Asia Pacific.

DHL signs five-year £150 million contract with MFI

DHL Exel Supply Chain announced a new five-year deal with MFI, the UK's leading home and furniture retailer, after successfully winning the contract to manage the high street giant's new distribution centre and home delivery operation. MFI recently re-launched itself after its 200-strong retail store business was acquired by specialist venture capitalist, Merchant Equity Partners.

Under the terms of the five-year contract, DHL will invest more than £10.0 million (€13.8 million) of its own capital into the venture. This investment will help to improve the information technology system which supports the new, streamlined picking and packing process in the warehouse, and also to develop additional warehouse space as MFI's product range increases.

On Friday 7 December, DHL and MFI opened a new, major distribution center in Yorkshire, which signifies the start of this new business relationship. The state-of-the-art 750,000 m2 distribution center in Thorne (South Yorkshire) cements a major breakthrough for DHL, as the deal represents one of the biggest 'shared risk' partnerships it has ever entered into with a customer.

DHL Exel Supply Chain has already completed a £13.2 million fit-out of the 750,000 m2 distribution centre and between now and February 2008, we will create 330 new specialist warehouse and administration positions.

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Elsewhere this week:

Babcock & Brown Infrastructure to acquire Belgian, German and US port operators
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3236

D.Logistics expands industrial goods packaging expertise
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3263

Agility acquires freight forwarding and logistics company Medgroup
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3251

Old Dominion Freight Line acquires assets of Bullocks Express
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3250

Sinotrans sells stake in unit to DHL for €61m
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3255

Ryder announces share repurchase programmes
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3253

New brand architecture for Deutsche Bahn
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3258

Ten bidders line up for Korea Express
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3260

MOL starts consolidation services for major US retailer
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3247

Eagle Steel Products renews contract with Ryder
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3240

Gildan and Kuehne + Nagel extend warehousing partnership
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3242

FedEx Ground chooses site for distribution hub
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3239

OH Logistics opens international services station
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3241

Co-operative Group outlines distribution plans for north-east UK
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3243

GAC Marine Logistics sets up warehouse facility in Rotterdam
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3244

New freight forwarders’ facility opens at Munich Airport
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3245

ProLogis expands in China
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3248

Huurre undertakes Asko warehouse contract in Norway
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3259

Trans Poludnie expands logistics centre in Poland
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3257

GAC opens ship agency offices Australia-wide
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3238

CWT extends its logistics footprint in China
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3261

Skanska develops logistics centre for DHL
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3262

Telstra and IBM expand supply chain agreement
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3237

Shepherd Neame drives ‘Green’ performance with Paragon
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3256

Renault Trucks and DHL to test an innovatory urban vehicle
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3249

Grupo TMM announces new President
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3246

Swift Corporation appoints CFO
http://www.analytiqa.com/newsitem.aspx?articleid=3254

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List of Key Industry Participants:

ABX LOGISTICS; Agility Logistics; BAX Global; CEVA Logistics; CH Robinson; DHL Global Forwarding; EGL; Expeditors; FedEx; GeoLogistics; Hellmann Worldwide Logistics; Kintetsu World Express; Kuehne + Nagel; Maersk Logistics; Nippon Express; Panalpina; Schenker; SDV; UPS SCS; UTi Worldwide Logistics; Yusen; Wincanton; APL Logistics; TDG; Rhenus Logistics; Penske Logistics; DPWN; DHL; DHL Exel Supply Chain; Exel; Federal Express; Schneider Logistics; Schneider National; Schenker Logistics; Stinnes; Gist; Eagle Global Logistics; Menlo Worldwide; Jones Lang LaSalle; ProLogis; DTZ; Gazeley; Goodman; AMB Property; Groupe Norbert Dentressangle; National Logistics Company; TNT; Gefco; Maersk; Geodis; GEFCO; Bibby Distribution; Global Automotive Logistics; Autologic; NYK Logistics; Dachser; DSV; Fiege; Hellmann Worldwide; MOL; KWE; Kintetsu; Ewals; UPS; Ryder.

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