The eastbound carriageway of the M6 was closed for almost 12 hours on Monday (28 May) after a fatal accident involving a car and three LGVs, the Highways Agency has confirmed. The incident, which occurred at 10.48am between junction 1 of the M6 and the M1 motorway at junction 19 (the Catthorpe interchange) involved two Volvo trucks and one Daf, according to a spokeswoman for Leicestershire Police, who were called in to investigate. One of the truck drivers was […]
DHL Consumer Bawtry has awarded a contract for the management of both its temporary and permanent staffing requirements to recruitment specialist Milestone. The contract, worth approximately £8m a year, will see Milestone manage LGV drivers, fork lift truck drivers, warehouse operatives and administrative staff at Bawtry, Europe’s single largest multi-user warehousing and distribution site. Milestone has located ten of its specialist staff onsite to recruit, train and manage over 400 temporary workers that are required daily by the largest single employer in the Doncaster area. Adam Thompson, joint founder of Milestone, […]
Today’s scheduled strike by drivers and warehouse staff working for Indesit UK is going ahead after last-minute talks on Wednesday between the white goods manufacturer and union Unite came to a close without resolution, the union told Motortransport.co.uk today.
Jack Richards & Son experienced a strong financial year during 2015, posting a 5.1% boost in turnover and a 16.7% rise in pre-tax profit.