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 […]
Morrisons has rolled out its online food offering into Yorkshire and plans deliveries to more locations this year.
Arla Foods said it had now closed down its Hatfield Peverel site after 32 drivers transferred to Bidvest Logistics.
Technical problems continue to plague the MT Tracker – so I’m afraid we cannot bring you any graphs of share price performance again this week – which is a shame as the industry’s performance on the stock market continues to go from strength to strength with operators hitting record highs.