A ballot for industrial action by drivers and warehouse staff at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has been launched with “severe disruption” to deliveries likely if strike action goes ahead. Some 970 Unite members at 27 of KNDL’s sites in England, Scotland and Wales were today (13 August) invited to vote for industrial action, including the possibility of strike action, in a ballot that closes on Wednesday 28 August. Unite claimed that management at KNDL has “rode roughshod” over […]
Talks are due to take place between Stobart Automotive and union Unite after workers at what was formerly Autologic voted in favour of strike action.
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS is being wound-up by its administrators after they failed to find a buyer for the business. The company, which has two large DCs at Punchbowl Park in Hemel Hempstead and Felling, near Gateshead, as well as smaller deports across the UK, was licensed to run more than 300 vehicles. These were operated via a combination of own-account and third party providers. As a consequence of the failure to find an outright buyer, 685 Waverley employees […]
DHL Supply Chain has acquired the remaining shares in drinks distributor Tradeteam from Molson Coors.