UPS is to build a £120m package sorting and delivery facility at DP World’s London Gateway. The project, which is said to be one of UPS’s largest ever infrastructure investments outside of the US, will see the construction of a 32,000m² facility which will act as a UK hub and DC for the local area, as well as a key gateway to UPS’s global transportation network. It will be able to process around 30,000 packages per hour, with room for […]
Eddie Stobart is facing a third strike by its drivers based at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. Although the operator and Unite had been in talks via Acas in a bid to resolve the long-running jobs dispute, efforts to find a way forward have failed. The 183 drivers, of which 180 are Unite members, have now rejected an improved redundancy offer from Eddie Stobart, and announced they will commence continuous strike action from the 6 December. The union believes this will be […]
Trade associations have welcomed London Councils’ decision not to introduce mandatory fitting of sideguards and class V and VI close-proximity mirrors aspart of its London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).
Supermarket giant Tesco has appointed Andrew Woolfenden as its new UK distribution director, following the naming last week of former incumbent Alex Laffey as chief executive of Eddie Stobart.