Following on from the recent expansion of Coultons Bread’s five-year delivery partnership with Allied Bakeries, the Liverpool-based firm has won two major public sector framework deals. The two framework deals, which both run for two years, are with Yorkshire Procurement Organisation (YPO) and The University Caterers’ Organisation (TUCO). Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk MD Howard Hunter said the two deals open the door to major public sector orders with hospitals, schools, universities and local authorities. Coultons Bread, which trades as Happy Bread, […]
More than 40 drivers at Allied Bakeries’ Saltney DC are facing redundancy, after the baker confirmed this week it is to close the depot in November as part of an overhaul of its distribution network.
More than 100 drivers at a Kingsmill bakery in West Bromwich have called off threatened strike action after accepting a revised pay offer and agreeing changes to shift patterns.
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.