Royal Mail managers are to increase the level of industrial action being taken over a long-running pay dispute.Workers voted to take action when Royal Mail refused to improve on a management pay rise of 1.3%, and the 4,800 managers involved began a ‘work-to-rule’ motion on 4 May. This is to be ramped up to an overtime ban as of 18 May, following unsuccessful talks earlier this week. Unite said that strike action is a possibility if a resolution is not […]
Truck fleet operators are drawing up contingency plans in the event of a national strike by fuel tanker drivers. Unite union leaders representing more than 2,000 tanker drivers working for Wincanton, DHL, BP, Hoyer, J W Suckling, Norbert Dentressangle and Turners (Soham) are locked in talks with employers over a dispute about safety standards and employment terms. With evidence emerging of panic buying of petrol in some areas following confusing advice from government, distribution firms have been drawing up their […]
Whistl saw its pre-tax profit crash by more than 400% last year after ending its foray into the final mile delivery market, but predicts it will have recovered by the end of 2016.
TNT Post is giving its customers the ability to monitor the status of their parcel and packet deliveries for the first time with the launch of a track and trace system.