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 […]
The FTA is partnering with freight exchange platform Haulage Exchange to help operators whose supply chains have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic find additional workloads or carrier partners.
CitySprint has introduced a one-hour delivery-window service for retailers, allowing them to offer greater flexibility in regards customer deliveries. The MyTime service, launched by the same day courier yesterday, allows customers to choose a specific time and date for delivery: including same day, next day, or delivery on another date specified by the customer. The service, which the courier firm hopes will boost customer satisfaction and therefore loyalty amongst its retail clients, also provides the option to track a parcel […]
GMB has called for an “urgent” meeting with DHL/UK Mail over claims the operator fired couriers who refused to sign a new contract.