Today’s scheduled strike by drivers and warehouse staff working for Indesit UK is going ahead after last-minute talks on Wednesday between the white goods manufacturer and union Unite came to a close without resolution, the union told Motortransport.co.uk today. The 24-hour strike by over 200 staff will commenced at 6am across 12 different Indesit UK sites. A Unite spokesman confirmed yesterday that no further talks between the company and the union were currently scheduled. Industrial action has been looming for […]
The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak could see suppliers going direct to hauliers for warehousing and scrapping their own to cut costs, according to an East Midlands operator.
DHL Supply Chain has opened its expanded capacity warehouse for long-term customer Unilever, marking the end of a 21 month project. The Cannock, Staffordshire, centre has the capacity to house 100,000 pallets and will handle all of Unilever’s homecare and ambient food lines for the UK and Ireland – including brands such as Persil, Marmite and PG Tips. Expanding the Cannock site – designed specifically to bring both product categories under the same roof for combined customer orders- has also […]
Lidl’s plans to challenge a court decision giving the GMB the right to represent workers at the retailer’s Brigend, Wales, depot has been strongly condemned by the union.