An interim agreement has been reached between the DVSA and unions Prospect and the PCS in their long-running dispute over terms and conditions for staff at the government agency. The agreement, which follows almost two months of talks at conciliation body Acas, provides for further negotiations between the DfT, the DVSA and the unions in the next few weeks to put a final resolution in place over the DVSA’s modernisation of employment and next generation testing (NGT) contracts. It is […]
Liverpool-based nut processor and packer Trigon Snacks has awarded a new contract for warehousing and distribution of its brands, including Planters and BigD, to Culina. Under the deal, Trigon products will be stored at Culina’s Middleton depot, near Manchester, and delivered using a shared user-model to wholesalers and retailers throughout the UK. A key issue in choosing Culina was the ability of the warehousing component of the operation to cope with seasonal peaks, said Trigon Snacks supply chain manager Kevin […]
Drivers at Marshalls will hold a strike next week over an ongoing overtime pay dispute.