UPS, DFDS Logistics and GeoPost were one of 13 firms and a driver collectively fined more than £13,000 this summer after breaching the weight restriction on Bradford-on-Avon’s town bridge. Between 23 June and 28 July, 13 companies and one driver appeared before Magistrates in Swindon after breaching the 18-tonne weight restriction on the bridge. Each operator faced an average fine, plus costs, of £950. Since the town’s Lorry Watch scheme was launched in 2012, local volunteers have been monitoring vehicles […]
UPS and TNT Express have submitted remedies to the European Commission to address its competition concerns, extending the review period further. The submission extends the EC’s review period by 15 business days to 5 February 2013. The proposed remedies involve the sale of the business activities and its assets. UPS needs to ensure the long-term viability of these activities and the continuity of service already provided by TNT Express. In order to receive approval, the EC will market-test the remedies. […]
Unite plans to ballot four UPS depots across London for industrial action, extending the dispute that began at the parcel firm’s Camden depot last year.