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 […]
Wood flooring importer Lionvest Trading (UK) has extended its warehousing and distribution contract with Southampton-based Meachers Global Logistics.
Peterborough-based Hiltons Distribution, which is celebrating 25 years in business, has added its first ever Dafs to its 25-strong vehicle fleet in the shape of three Euro-6 CFs.
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]