The Petrol Retailers Associaition (PRA) has said that fuel supplies on Scottish forecourts remain unaffected at present, despite the temporary shut down of Grangemouth oil refinery due to an unresolved clash between its operator, Ineos, and the Unite union. Brian Madderson, chairman of the PRA, which represents independent fuel retailers across the UK, said: “The PRA issued early advice to forecourts suggesting they gradually increase holding stock levels and we believe that this has been heeded in most areas. “It […]
DHL Supply chain has apologised for interruptions to its KFC operation and said it is “working diligently to rectify the situation”, but insisted it was not solely responsible for the debacle.
Bidcorp is looking for a buyer for Best Food Logistics and its subsidiary PCL Transport as part of a wider strategy to exit “low margin logistics activities”.
Tesco has been drawn into the Eddie Stobart Doncaster row as drivers at the DC prepare to start a third wave of strike action tomorrow (6 December). The supermarket chain, which runs the DC’s warehousing but outsourced the transport operation with 183 drivers to Eddie Stobart in August, has made a point of not commenting on the jobs row until now. However, after Unite last week rejected the latest offer from Eddie Stobart, a spokeswoman for the chain said: “We […]