The RMT union has called off a week-long strike at City Link after the parcel carrier applied for an injunction at the High Court. Nearly 800 staff had planned to strike for seven days beginning Tuesday 24 September over pay, conditions and alleged changes to contracts, following a ballot which closed on 3 September. The RMT has now withdrawn its notification to strike after the threat of legal action. City Link said it believed the ballot, which saw 157 drivers […]
Mark Thompson Transport has marked its first foray into warehousing by taking on 110,000 sq ft of office and shed space on the site of a former Royal Naval air station.
DHL Express is to increase its prices to UK clients by an average of 4.9% next year as it looks to offset rising costs. The company said that the rate rise – which will hit customers throughout the world was due to external costs that are out of its direct control and cannot be compensated through productivity improvements or economies of scale. DHL cites research by AT Kearney from November 2011 which states that volumes for the European courier, express, […]
The Unite union is still pursuing claims on behalf of former employees at Grangemouth haulier Duncan Adams, which entered administration in March.