The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]
DHL has launched a smartphone app for drivers and subcontractors which sends real time data and PoD information back to base.
Norbert Dentressangle has appointed two new managing directors to head up its transport and distribution & logistics divisions in the UK.
Wincanton has welcomed the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) decision to award a 12-month contract extension to its customer General Dynamics, as the move will secure 25 jobs at the operator.