Own account operator Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) plans to axe its direct store delivery operation later this year. The drinks firm’s plans will affect its sites in Bristol, East Kilbride, north London, Northampton, Sidcup in south-east London and Wakefield. A CCE spokeswoman said: “We propose to partner with wholesalers to offer our remaining direct delivery customers a route to market, building on the services these third parties already provide. Under these proposals we would continue to operate a bulk and mid […]
Around 1,000 warehouse staff at five Argos DCs are set to strike for 24 hours tomorrow (4 July) in a dispute over terms and conditions, union Unite has claimed.
BP says it is “disappointed” that the Unite union’s tanker driver members have voted in favour of industrial action over safety, training and terms and conditions. The company says that it, along with other fuel distribution companies, has been working with Unite since 2010 to discuss the union’s proposal to form an industry wide bargaining forum. A spokesman for BP says: “Despite the fact that joint working groups have been established and discussions are still on-going, Unite has decided to go […]