Union Unite is to recommend to its members a settlement with DHL and four companies providing the operator with agency staff on its contract with Jaguar Land Rover. DHL, alongside staffing firms NAC, Staffline and Milestone had been in negotiations with Unite over terms of pay for permanent and agency staff DHL employees at plants in Castle Bromwich, Solihull and Hams Hall, had voted for industrial action back in July over pay. Unite executive officer, Tony Woodley said: “We are […]
Quiet Cities is the first global summit focused on enabling quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments. The two-day summit, a joint imitative between Motor Transport, TfL, DHL and Route Monkey, and it will take place on 25 and 26 November at Twickenham Stadium. It will bring together key stakeholders interested in seeing out-of-hours deliveries become a normal part of the supply chain. The summit includes a full conference programme, a networking dinner, exhibition, and live demonstration of the latest […]
Daimler is pulling the plug on its platooning programme after its real world trials delivered disappointing fuel savings due to traffic frequently interrupting the flow of the platoon.
The London Boroughs Consolidation Centre (LBCC) is to go ahead, with the search for a long-term logistics partner for the scheme due to start within weeks.