Meter roll-out deal
12 December 2012
DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a contract worth £17m over five years to implement a national supply chain solution for British Gas, focused on optimising the financial and environmental efficiency of its UK smart m
Smart meters are to be rolled out to every home in the UK. British Gas has selected DHL to deliver an advanced smart metering national supply chain solution, to facilitate the installation and maintenance of over 16 million smart meters for its 12 million customers.
DHL will deliver a national supply chain using a regional network to manage meter assets including smart meters, in-house displays and associated ancillary items from British Gas' national warehouse to DHL's national distribution network of collection points.
Tim Slater, md, industrial, DHL Supply Chain, UK & Ireland, adds: "Our partnership with British Gas will support mutual growth, while facilitating the creation of jobs."