The Co-operative Food Group has once again reassured its HGV drivers that there are no plans to outsource the remainder of its operation, after the planned transfer of staff in the West Midlands to Eddie Stobart is complete. The retailer was responding to the news that the Unite union, which represents the approximately 50 affected workers at its Coventry DC that are set to Tupe to the haulier in April, will ballot its 700 Co-op group members for industrial action. […]
Royal Mail has said it is “disappointing” that some 4,900 managers have threatened strike action after rejecting 1.3% pay rise offer.
A ballot for strike action among drivers at paving group Marshalls is underway.
Bidvest Logistics has signed a lease with Prologis on a 116,000ft² space in Prologis Cabot Park in Avonmouth, Bristol.