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 […]
Temperature controlled storage and transport firm Reed Boardall has been named Fresh and Frozen Foods Haulier of the Year by retailer Tesco. The firm, which operates from a 142,000 pallet capacity cold store in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire and runs 160 refrigerated trucks, won the award for a combination of good service and the use of high-capacity double-deck reefer trailers.
Tesco has taken delivery of 28 Volvo FM tractor-units for operation in Northern Ireland.
Royal Mail has said it is “very disappointed” that managers have voted to take strike action due to a pay dispute.