Howard Tenens has bought a South Wales DC from Tesco, in anticipation that the removal of the Severn Crossing tolls will boost the region’s economy. The acquisition of the 282,297ft² site in Chepstow is the Howard Tenens’s largest property purchase to date, and its first in Wales. It bought the site for an undisclosed sum… […]
XPO Logistics, formerly Norbert Dentressangle, has renewed its contract with Tesco for the management of the retailer’s Recycling Service Units (RSUs) across the UK and Ireland.
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]
Last year industry players won their long-waged battle for a government-funded driver training apprenticeship. The Trailblazer pitch had been denied twice previously when the government said it didn’t think training a driver would stretch over the 12-month period needed to meet funding requirements. While the Trailblazer scheme was eventually approved, CM Downton was well ahead of the game with its own 12-month driving apprenticeship.