Working practices in the supply chain have been thrust into the limelight by the BBC’s investigative series Panorama. Earlier this week the programme aired an edition highlighting long shifts and tough picking targets at a DC run by internet retailer Amazon.
TNT Express is to restructure its finance and admin functions in a move that will see it cut 237 data entry, administrative, supervisory and clerical roles.
The ongoing threat of strike action at Royal Mail has encouraged many of its customers to switch to rival carriers, while growth in new contracts has slowed, the firm admitted in its half year results.
Menzies Logistics Solutions has won a three year contract with WHSmith, worth £1.5m.
Norbert Dentressangle has renewed and extended its contract with commercial floor coverings manufacturer Forbo Flooring UK for three years.
Kent operator Castledene Transport has left Pallet-Track after nine years to join rival network Palletline.
Nothing lasts forever but in the case of the National Skills Academy for Logistics (NSAL), few things have taken so long to get off the ground only to succumb so soon.
Two-man delivery business Arrow XL has launched a next-day delivery service.
Vosa is still refusing to tell The Hub why an authorised testing facility (ATF) operator brought a claim of contractual breach against it in respect of provision of testing staff.
Former Olympic gold medal cyclist Chris Boardman has toned down his call for a ban on LGVs in rush hour in London similar to Paris and Dublin.