DHL Supply Chain staff belonging to the Unite union have voted in favour of industrial action at some of customer Jaguar Land Rover’s sites, after rejecting a pay offer. The DHL employees at plants in Castle Bromwich, Solihull and Hams Hall, voted for industrial action in what the logistics firm has labelled a “reckless action”. DHL had offered a 4.5% increase in pay for all drivers, warehouse and plant staff for 2013, with a guaranteed 3% or retail price index […]
Union Unite says it has secured a compensation package for more than 120 Tradeteam employees who lost their jobs after the Hams Hall site closed earlier this month. The drinks distributor, part of DHL, delivered to pubs and clubs across the West Midlands but it was hit by a decline in volumes and the site closed on 6 April. Unite says the drivers, warehouse staff, draymen as well as admin and clerical employees that worked at the Warwickshire plant were […]
Two more retailers are offering financial incentives to HGV drivers in an effort to retain staff and attract entrants to a sector desperately short of resource.
DHL Supply Chain promises to protect jobs on Mothercare contract as retailer calls in administrators
DHL Supply Chain will do its “utmost” to protect the jobs of staff working on its Mothercare contract, the logistics firm pledged this week following the retailer’s announcement that it is to put its UK business into administration, threatening the closure of 79 stores.