Unite has criticised Royal Mail for refusing to up a proposed pay increase, despite reporting a £608m profit in its latest results. The postal service said it could face regulator fines if the dispute escalates further. More than 4,800 Royal Mail employees are currently on a work to rule and an overtime ban as part of the ongoing dispute around a proposed 1.3% pay increase for the group’s managers, which the union’s members believe to be inadequate. The £608m figure […]
Arla Foods has defended its decision to outsource its outbound logistics operation in Leeds to Moran Logistics, after a threat of industrial action from the Unite and GMB unions.
Consolidated results for the Woodside Haulage group of companies show that the County Antrim operator saw pre-tax profit soar 42% last year.
Profit margins continue to be held back by customers’ reluctance to increase rates, John G Russell (Transport) chief executive, logistics, Alan Poulton has warned.