A strike by drivers and warehouse staff at the Motherwell site of logistics giant XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has been suspended after last-minute negotiations between the company and union Unite. Almost 90 staff at Motherwell, including around 70 truck drivers, were poised to undertake a 48-hour strike from 2pm today (28 January) after XPO tried to impose changes to the rates of pay and time in lieu arrangements for staff working on the New Year bank holiday (Monday 4 […]
Paint and sealant supplier PPG Industries has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for a further 18 months. PPG, which provides paint, coatings and sealant for the UK Ministry of Defence and customers in the construction, industrial, consumer and transportation markets, has extended the contract to include next day delivery. The new contract will see Norbert make over 1,600 deliveries per month to aerospace and automotive customers. The majority of orders will be delivered during the day with a few […]
Average weekly earnings in the transport and storage sector appear to be rising faster than in the wider economy, new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show.
Next week sees XPO Logistics begin its 40th annual stint as the official transport partner of the Tour de France.