Müller UK and Ireland is planning a rapid integration of Dairy Crest’s dairy operations following the completion of the £80m takeover deal. The integration could bring major changes to its milk collection and delivery operations. Unlike Dairy Crest, which mainly used third party logistics suppliers, including Wincanton, for fresh milk operations, Müller uses its in-house fleet of more than 770 vehicles. In a statement this week the company said the business, “must integrate with pace to realise its potential”. However, […]
Fuel distributors and the Unite union are poised for a fourth day of negotiations over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment terms. Conciliation service Acas is heading up the talks, which first kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and reconvened yesterday morning (10 April) at 10am following the Easter weekend. The negotiations follow a majority vote for national strike action announced on 26 March from Unite tanker drivers, which supply fuel to around 90% of UK fuel courts – about […]
UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) chief executive Roger Williams is to hand over the reins later this month to his successor, Peter Ward (pictured), following 15 years at the organisation.