Parcelforce Worldwide is facing the threat of disruption, with Unite members set to vote on whether to adopt a ‘work to rule’ policy at the delivery firm due to a pay dispute. The union has criticised the Royal Mail subsidiary’s offer of a 2.8% pay rise, backdated to July 2014, for junior and middle management, claiming it shows contempt for Parcelforce employees who are paid less than their counterparts in other parts of the group. In response, a Parcelforce spokeswoman […]
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]
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.
Royal Mail has bought parcel data management platform NetDespatch as part of its ongoing efforts to boost its technological capabilities.