Yesterday the 6th December and today the 7th December, DHL have suspended collections from some parts of Manchester. Predictably, one of the areas affected is that covered by the notorious Ashton Service Centre.
DHL have not bothered to tell anyone about this though. Affected businesses have not been informed by DHL and are just sitting waiting for the yellow van to arrive. It isn’t coming today! Like it didn’t come yesterday!
One of the parcel companies who resell DHL deliveries posted this today on their website:
The recent spout of bad weather and the effects of the backlog from last week continue to cause problems across the DHL Domestic network, their depots and the sorting hubs.
New collections were suspended by DHL in the second half of last week. We have been accepting new bookings from our customers and moving your orders forward in anticipation of DHL being able to arrange these from Monday 6th December. Unfortunately DHL have informed us that they do not expect to be able to make new collections until Friday the 10th December or perhaps even Monday the 13th December. This is a very disappointing situation and you can be assured that we are doing everything we can to make sure that your orders will be collected as soon as possible. All resellers and booking agents are similarly affected although y