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 […]
Maritime Transport saw increases in its turnover and profits last year as it continued on its decade-long growth.
Wincanton has secured a multi-million pound extension on its contract with B&Q, taking on management of an additional warehouse. The firm will manage B&Q’s one million ft² showroom fulfilment centre in Burton-on-Trent, which provides warehousing for the retailer’s bathroom, bedroom and kitchen range. Under this new agreement, it is estimated that Wincanton will handle nine million cases of merchandise per year. “We are delighted to be extending our long term relationship with B&Q, which further demonstrates our ability to support […]