With an improving economy and subsequent pressure for operators to improve pay, it’s been a year of hard negotiation for many, and in some cases road transport businesses and even the DVSA have had to contend with industrial action including strikes. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at a year of disputes. January 2015 began with industrial harmony as Eddie Stobart ended its long-running dispute with 184 HGV drivers claiming unfair dismissal after the logistics giant took over the Tesco Distribution centre contract […]
A nationwide strike ballot is to be held at UPS depots nationwide according to union Unite, after talks to resolve workers’ claims of unreasonable workloads proved unsuccessful.
Asda has taken delivery of 253 Scanias for its base, chilled and petroleum fleets – cementing a 23-year-old relationship between the retailer and manufacturer.
DHL Supply Chain has won a three year contract to manage Volkswagen Group’s press fleet operations.