Around 1,000 warehouse staff at five Argos DCs are set to strike for 24 hours tomorrow (4 July) in a dispute over terms and conditions, union Unite has claimed. The union said the strike, which is set to start at 6am at Argos’s Basildon, Bridgwater, Castleford and Magna Park sites and at 6.30am at its Heywood DC, would result in “substantial” disruption to customer deliveries. The industrial action has been sparked by plans for a new 24/7 shift pattern which […]
Wincanton has said it doesn’t expect to be affected by the dispute between union Unite and Argos over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers despite managing the majority of the retailer’s transport operation.
Amazon has been given the green light to operate a temporary HGV park in Rosyth in order to service its nearby fulfilment centre.
Two leading logistics firms have questioned plans for a new residential development in Yorkshire that would involve the construction of a new primary school and numerous homes adjacent to their operating sites. Clipper Logistics and Potter Group have both written to Selby District Council to question the planned Olympia Park development, which would include 985 homes and various leisure facilities including restaurants, sports and play areas, allotments and a public house. The development, for which a planning application was submitted […]