Moran Logistics has been served a notice of potential industrial action, after the transfer of 100 drivers into its employment from Arla Foods yesterday (8 March), according to union Unite. A Unite spokesman confirmed to MotorTransport.co.uk that the dairy drivers will now participate in a ballot that will run from 16-23 March, “with a view, if necessary, to take action prior to and around Easter”. The dispute began following a decision by Arla Foods to outsource its outbound logistics operation […]
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Unite has called on the management at DHL Supply Chain to clarify what impact the administration of customer BHS could have on its operation.
The Co-operative Food is “pleased” with the outcome of its dispute with around 700 members of staff, which was sparked by the planned transfer of 87 drivers at its Coventry depot to Eddie Stobart Logistics.