A group that aims to promote Sheffield as an area for more warehousing and logistics companies to invest in was launched at Multimodal yesterday (29 April). The group, called Logistics Hub UK, is formed of companies from both the private and public sectors and hopes to attract more logistics companies to the region. It has recently helped open new facilities for M&S and Great Bear and has also helped expand the area’s Enterprise Zone status. The group comprises of Verdion, […]
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]
More than a third of hauliers (35%) have felt an effect from Britain’s decision to quit the EU, according to a new survey.