The Co-operative Group has confirmed that a significant number of staff will take redundancy, following its move to consolidate two DCs. Its Wellington, Somerset and Portbury, Bristol DCs will merge into a new £20m regional distribution centre at Avonmouth. A spokeswoman for the grocery retailer told MT: “As planned, as the new DC at Avonmouth begins operation, there will be a phased reduction in the number of employees at our Chelston site in Wellington and at our Portbury site. “All […]
More than 700 Co-operative Food Group drivers are being balloted for industrial action over a plan to transfer around 50 drivers in the Midlands to haulier Eddie Stobart this April.
CEVA Logistics is delivering a major shipment of medical supplies this week to NHS hospitals and surgeries across the country, as part of a government initiative to bring all UK healthcare distribution under one umbrella during the COVID-19 crisis.
Chancellor George Osborne has invited RHA chief executive Richard Burnett to a “formal roundtable discussion” with the Treasury and DfT to discuss possible government “intervention” to address the HGV driver shortage.