Retailer Argos has said it managed to operate a normal service for customers despite a strike by warehouse staff at five of its distribution centres on Friday. The 24-hour strike was organised by union Unite in protest over proposed changes to terms and conditions arising from the retailer’s ongoing five-year supply chain transformation plan. The plan involves a new 24/7 shift pattern at its distribution centres that will “severely disrupt” staff’s personal and family lives, the union has stated. Before […]
A strike by drivers and warehouse staff at the Motherwell site of logistics giant XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has been suspended after last-minute negotiations between the company and union Unite.
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]
Moran Logistics faces a 72-hour strike next week from a group of 100 dairy drivers – recently transferred into its employment by Arla Foods – at its Leeds depot in a dispute over pay and pensions.