Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has said its plan to restructure its drinks distribution network remains in place, despite industrial action by Unite members last week. Members of the union carried out a 24-hour strike earlier this month and were engaged in an indefinite ban on overtime and a work to rule at 29 KNDL sites until this week. However, KNDL announced this week that all industrial action by Unite over the plan had been halted, following “considerable progress” […]
Gordon Leslie Group has acquired Glasgow-based warehousing and bonded storage business Benchmark Packaging for an undisclosed sum.
Industrial action by Prospect members at DVSA has been called off after the agency approached ACAS to help resolve the dispute.
The Scottish Government has not made a decision yet as to whether to introduce a “zero tolerance” drink drive limit for LGV drivers. It came as Holyrood reiterated its desire to reduce the general drink-drive limit from the current UK standard of 80mg per 100ml of blood to 50mg, after the granting of new powers by Westminster. A spokesman for the Scottish Government told MT it intends to launch a consultation later this year, with any changes to legislation likely […]