Wincanton says it is “extremely disappointed” that Unite failed to persuade its tanker driver members to accept proposals put forward over terms and conditions after six days of talks at conciliation service Acas. A spokeswoman for the operator says: “Along with the five other employers, Wincanton entered into the talks in good faith, having clearly stated that sector-wide collective bargaining on pay was not to be on the agenda. “With just one third of the industry represented by the employers […]
DHL Supply Chain has taken over operations at Marks & Spencer’s Swindon DC, which was formerly managed by Wincanton.
Cemex has launched an Apprentice Driver Scheme for 18 to 23-year-olds, and is on the hunt for 12 candidates for this year’s intake.
UPS expects minimal disruption from today’s (22 November) strike at its Camden depot in London, and remains confident an agreement can be reached with Unite.