Unite has launched legal action against two agencies, used by Wincanton and the Co-op, which the union claims are using “sham and bogus” self-employment practices.
The RHA has demanded that Heathrow Airport update its freight movement facilities “as a matter of urgency”, following complaints of congestion and delay accessing the west London site.
Pallet networks are continuing to carve out a greater share of the parcels market, delivering record half-pallet volumes and next-day deliveries this year, according to the Association of Pallet Networks (APN).
The introduction of stricter guidelines on tail-lift delivery pallet weights moved a step closer this week after the HSE confirmed it had completed a series of additional tests to establish the maximum safe weight for pallets.
MWC Logistics has survived the collapse of its sister company CJ Express, revealed by MT last week.
Operators must start factoring in the costs associated with the increasing volume of tail lift deliveries to avoid a race to the bottom on price, a leading haulier warned this week.
A major investment strategy at Gist helped off-set the negative pull of a “challenging” UK food market last year and boost sales by 9% last year.
Bullet Express has taken on a second client at its storage complex in Baillieston in Glasgow.
Associations have expressed concern at the effectiveness of the new London T-Charge, which went live last week ahead of the introduciton of an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) next year.
DHL Tradeteam is facing the threat of industrial action less than a month after it began integrating Carlsberg UK’s secondary logistics operation into one of its depots.