Six fuel delivery operators face further talks at Acas after tanker drivers represented by union Unite rejected proposals regarding employment security. The union, which represents some 1,200 tanker drivers will now seek further talks with DHL, BP, Wincanton, Norbert Dentressangle, Turners (Soham) and Hoyer. Delegates at the union say that while progress had been made on health, safety and training, proposals on maintaining standards, security of employment and sub-contracting did not give Unite confidence that the problems they describe as […]
The organisers of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games have said they have released details regarding the Games Route Network (GRN) but the Freight Transport Association has said its members still require more information.
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.