Argos is facing potential disruption to its UK distribution network, after staff at a flagship DC in Staffordshire overwhelmingly rejected the company’s latest pay offer in a long running dispute. Union members at Argos’s Barton-under-Needwood site, described by Unite as the company’s “jewel in the crown” within its distribution network, have thrown out the latest pay offer, effectively exhausting the current process. The site, which has some 300 employees two-thirds of which are Unite members, sits outside of the national […]
When Motortransport.co.uk spoke to Wincanton chief executive Eric Born last week he claimed there was little he could do about the share price of the company. Sadly, this week has proven that statement to be true.
Customers’ willingness to shake up the status quo will stand Wincanton in good stead whatever challenges lie ahead, according to its boss.