Royal Mail is reviewing the need for its mail distribution centre in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, but does not expect the decision to affect the vehicle operating centre at the same site. A spokeswoman said the current review of operations at its Northern Home Counties DC does not include the vehicle operating centre located the same site, which is authorised to run 100 vehicles and 80 trailers. The review was revealed as part of its ongoing transformation programme in which the firm […]
Drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have voted for strike action, in response to the operator’s announcement last week that it would be making them redundant. Unite says more than 150 drivers, from a total of 183, voted for strike action at the site that was previously part of Tesco’s distribution network. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional office, said: “Unite is still in talks with Eddie Stobart, but the management remains intransigent that it wants to get rid of the drivers. […]
Royal Mail is the UK’s pre-eminent delivery company and as the sole designated universal service provider, it delivers a ‘one price goes anywhere’ service on a range of letters and parcels to over 30 million addresses across the country, six days a week.
Reuse services union GMB London has called for immediate social distancing measures to be put in place to ensure the safety of refuse service staff.