Business expansion
United Kingdom
West Midlands;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles

700 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
9 September 2014
Employment effect (start)
10 September 2014
Foreseen end date


Parts giant DHL will recruit 700 new workers as a result of the decision by Tata Motors to manufacture the new Jaguar XE sports saloon at the Jaguar Land Rover factory in Solihull in the UK’s West Midlands. DHL is the largest supplier to Jaguar Rover. The 700 new integrated jobs will be in addition to 1,700 jobs being created directly at the Solihull factory. Recruitment has already commenced to fill the 2,400 jobs across DHL and Jaguar Land Rover. In addition, it is estimated that a further 2,000 other jobs will be created in the wider supply chain where 150 new supply firms engaged to supply components.



Eurofound (2014), DHL, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 77560, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77560.