UPS expects minimal disruption from today’s (22 November) strike at its Camden depot in London, and remains confident an agreement can be reached with Unite. Unite members at the depot voted for strike action earlier this month, with the union claiming that the 120 drivers and loaders at the operator’s Camden depot are being forced to handle unreasonable workloads. Although both sides met on Wednesday (20 November) in an attempt to avoid industrial action, the attempt was unsuccessful. A UPS […]
Former Scarlet Couriers founder Jon Barber has launched a new logistics firm after the Thames Valley courier company was sold to CitySprint earlier this year. The new firm, called ‘Delivered’, will provide nationwide parcel and pallet delivery as well as international delivery and warehousing from its depots in Slough, Reading and High Wycombe. Delivered already provides services to the likes of Nintendo, LG, Fiat, Lego and Panasonic. Delivered will continue the overnight parcel and pallet services previously carried out by […]
TNT Express has spent £12m on 300 Euro-5 mid-range trucks as part of its fleet renewal programme.
Union Unite remains optimistic that most of the jobs under threat as a result of a restructure at TNT Fashion Group UK can be saved, regional officer Nick Halton told Motortransport.co.uk after an initial consultation meeting with the company.