Transport and logistics operations at The Russell Group have not been affected by recent financial problems at group company Icetech Freezers, the firm has stated. Finance director Ken Macleod told Motortransport.co.uk that problems at Icetech, which went into provisional liquidation on 22 April, would not have any major effect on the group’s transport and logistics firm, John G Russell (Transport), as the latter had “very limited direct involvement” with the Icetech freezer manufacturing operation and was not even the […]
Former staff at Lincolnshire sugar beet haulier M and J Haulage are expected to be paid outstanding claims shortly following the firm’s collapse into administration last year.
Up to 130 jobs may be affected at TNT Fashion Group UK as a result of plans to integrate elements of its dedicated supply chain operations within the wider TNT Express network.
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union could be heading to arbitration service Acas to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout last week by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart took over the transport function at Tesco’s DC in August and in September said it wanted to remove it and use its nationwide network to […]