More than 200 drivers and warehouse staff at Indesit UK are to carry out four days of industrial action from the end of next week. The strikes come after further negotiations between the white goods manufacturer and union Unite failed to resolve long-standing grievances about pay. Unite has announced a 24 hour strike by staff from 6am on 21 August, a 48 hour strike starting at 6am on 27 August, and another 24 hour strike from 6am on 1 September. […]
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]
Online sales are set to forge ahead of spending in physical stores for the first time this Christmas, according to the latest data from home delivery specialist ParcelHero.
A plan by Hampshire County Council to cut freight movements across the county’s highways by banning truck movements on Sundays has been slammed by the RHA.