The threat of industrial action at Gist has ended, with union Unite stating the argument over pay at a Hemel Hempstead DC run on behalf of Marks & Spencer has been resolved. Last month, the union called off the first of 12 planned strikes at the site in favour of further talks. Unite had been pushing for “equal pay for equal work” regarding 23 packers and loaders it claimed were paid less than the rest of the workforce at the […]
Gist has added the first 44 pallet refrigerated double-deckers to its fleet, increasing its pallet-carrying capacity by 10%. The 20 temperature-controlled trailers, supplied by Gist’s long-term trailer manufacturer Gray & Adams, are tailored for deliveries of chilled foods, dairy products and cut flowers to retailers across the UK and the Continent. They have been introduced to some of its high volume routes where more capacity is needed. The operator chose the increased-capacity trailers after it scrapped its plans to build […]
Cemex is bracing itself for possible industrial action following a ballot among drivers.
Argos logistics workers are to strike for three weeks from tomorrow (15 August) as the two sides remain at loggerheads over a redundancy payments dispute.