A group that aims to promote Sheffield as an area for more warehousing and logistics companies to invest in was launched at Multimodal yesterday (29 April). The group, called Logistics Hub UK, is formed of companies from both the private and public sectors and hopes to attract more logistics companies to the region. It has recently helped open new facilities for M&S and Great Bear and has also helped expand the area’s Enterprise Zone status. The group comprises of Verdion, […]
More than 180 drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Tesco DC in Doncaster are set to strike for 48 hours next week following last month’s vote in favour of industrial action. The strike will run from early Tuesday morning (9 October) and will disrupt supplies to Tesco stores in the Yorkshire and Humber region, said Unite. The action, which more than 90% of staff voted for, follows a move by Stobart to issue termination notices to 183 drivers on 5 September after […]
CM Downton is opening a new office and warehouse following growth this year.
Eddie Stobart has ended a long-running dispute with 184 HGV drivers that had been pursuing an unfair dismissal claim relating to the logistics giant taking over the running of a Tesco DC in Doncaster in 2012.