Unite says it is currently considering its course of action after talks with UPS earlier this week were unsuccessful. A spokesman for the union said the two parties made “no progress” in talks on Monday (30 June), and it is currently considering its next steps. A spokeswoman for UPS declined to comment. It plans to ballot members at UPS depots in Croydon, Barking, Feltham and Dartford over allegations of victimisation and forcing staff to handle unreasonable workloads. The dispute began […]
Throughout the year, Motortransport.co.uk has bought you the biggest news in the road transport industry. Here we bring you the top 10 most read stories of 2012: 10. Stobart Group in for Autologic with £12.4m cash offer June saw Stobart make its offer for the car transporter firm, which valued Autologic at £12.4m. The deal made Stobart the largest car transporter haulier in the UK. 9. Hermes opens Coventry and Carlisle depots 2012 was a year of expansion for Hermes […]
Planned strikes by refuse workers in Doncaster employed by Suez Recycling and Recovery have been suspended after the trade union said the company had acted on “bullying” concerns.
UPS predicts that tomorrow (20 December) will be its busiest day of the year with an estimated 28 million packages delivered worldwide. The parcels giant expects to deliver over 12 million more packages on its busiest day than its daily worldwide average of 15.8 million parcels. It anticipates delivering 527 million parcels globally in the four weeks running up to Christmas, a 9.7% increase on 2011’s 480 million. The carrier also expects a surge in return volumes on 3 January, […]