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. At a meeting that took place prior to an employment tribunal hearing in Sheffield last week, an Eddie Stobart spokesman told MotorTransport.co.uk that a “without-prejudice settlement” had been reached with the drivers. Although details of the settlement have not been revealed, the Unite union […]
The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has given a qualified welcome to a report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on the transport, logistics and warehousing industry.
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]
Tesco has sealed a deal with EO Charging which will see it power Tesco’s UK home delivery fleet of electric vans.