Moran Logistics faces a 72-hour strike next week from a group of 100 dairy drivers – recently transferred into its employment by Arla Foods – at its Leeds depot in a dispute over pay and pensions. Union officials have warned that milk supplies to supermarkets in the north of England will be disrupted over the Easter holiday, with the strike due to begin on Wednesday 1 April. Both Unite and the GMB union are representing the drivers, who voted 91% […]
The logistics industry has welcomed the proposals in the Taylor review into self-employed workers as a sensible, half-way house that would provide those in the ‘gig economy’ more security while still affording businesses the flexibility they require.
DHL said any disruption with deliveries to Sainsbury’s stores in the South East would be minimised after staff at its Dartford distribution depot voted for strike action.
The Petrol Retailers Associaition (PRA) has said that fuel supplies on Scottish forecourts remain unaffected at present, despite the temporary shut down of Grangemouth oil refinery due to an unresolved clash between its operator, Ineos, and the Unite union.