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 […]
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.
DHL Supply Chain has come to a pay settlement with union Unite at Jaguar Land Rover following a dispute that had lasted two months.
Wincanton has told investors that its full year turnover will be lower than 2018’s, after the late start of a number of new contracts failed to offset its exit from several low margin deals.