Royal Mail scooped the Company of the Year accolade at the Women in Logistics (WIL) UK awards last Friday (20 September) in Solihull. Selected by public vote, the post and parcels giant received 85% of the vote, fighting off finalists Premier Farnell and Unipart Logistics. SME of the Year Award went to supply chain and logistics recruitment firm BiS Henderson. “The winning companies showed real thought leadership on gender equality, and had a clear vision for the future,” said WIL […]
Women in Logistics has been incorporated into the CILT, and will operate within it as the newly formed Women in Logistics Forum.
The Communication Workers Union has accused Royal Mail’s court action against a planned strike as a “desperate delaying tactic” and claimed industrial action is “inevitable”, after the High Court ruled the scheduled walkout to be unlawful yesterday.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has won a three-year contract with Tata Global Beverages for the UK storage and distribution of Tetley teas, with its shared-user network cited as a major factor in clinching the deal. The contract will see ND relocate the warehousing from the current Tetley warehouse at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, to its own Merlin warehousing facility in Manchester, which will be shared with existing occupant, Kellogg’s. The facility will also consolidate goods from manufacturer Kimberly-Clark’s northern distribution centre […]