The Communications Workers Union (CWU) has held a protest today over the proposed closure of consumer technology retailer Dixons Carphone’s Wednesbury repair and distribution centre. The planned closure is expected to take effect in early 2016, at the cost of around 500 jobs – although affected workers have been offered alternative employment at another location. Adrian Bailey, MP for West Bromwich West, asked David Cameron to intervene in the site’s closure during Prime Minister’s Questions last week (3 June). Bailey […]
TNT Express UK & Ireland has confirmed around 50% of TNT Fashion Group UK’s dedicated network of distribution sites will be integrated into existing TNT Express sites as part of the DC rationalisation announced in January.
Fashion retailer Asos has been dragged into the row over the high penalty charges applied by some retailers to suppliers whose vehicles deliver outside agreed times or present goods in what is deemed to be a non-compliant fashion.
Great Bear Distribution has said a large new DC it is to set up at Markham Vale, Chesterfield, will create a “significant” number of new jobs.