Union Unite has announced a fresh week-long strike at five Argos distribution centres in its latest protest over the retailer’s ongoing supply chain transformation programme. The strike, which the union says will involve around 1,000 warehouse staff, will start at 6am this Saturday (19 July) at the retailer’s Basildon, Bridgwater, Castleford and Magna Park sites and at 6.30am at its Heywood distribution centre. It follows two previous 24-hour strikes, the last of which took place on 4 July. The unrest […]
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 […]
Norbert Dentressangle has won a four-year contract with hand and power tool supplier Toolbank, covering distribution to stores and Christmas peak warehousing.
Up to 130 jobs may be affected at TNT Fashion Group UK as a result of plans to integrate elements of its dedicated supply chain operations within the wider TNT Express network.