The pay logistics firms award agency staff has been brought into sharp focus after the GMB launched a legal claim against four companies involved in the operation of Marks & Spencer’s DC in South Marston, Swindon. The GMB is bringing a group claim against four firms on behalf of 240 agency staff at the site, who it says have been paid up to £2/hour less than directly employed staff doing the same work. The four firms involved are DHL, which […]
Further talks between union Unite and white goods manufacturer Indesit UK were held yesterday, the union has confirmed – just as the second of three strikes by drivers and warehouse staff was due to begin.
DHL Supply Chain has been reappointed by BP to manage its UK logistics operations for an additional three years.
Wincanton has taken delivery of 115 new tractor units equipped with powered, height-adjustable roof fairings, reporting that height-matched fairings improve fuel consumption by about 5% compared with conventional fixed fairings.