Arla Foods’ plans to close its Hatfield Peverel dairy processing plant and outsource its logistics operation to Bidvest Logistics have been slammed by union Unite. The move comes just one year after Arla outsourced its outbound logistics at its Leeds operations to Moran Logistics along with the transfer of 100 drivers. The strategy will see Arla’s 32 dairy drivers and logistics staff at the Hatfield Peverel, Essex, site transferred to Bidvest Logistics. Another 198 employees at the dairy will either […]
Around 1,000 warehouse staff at five Argos DCs are set to strike for 24 hours tomorrow (4 July) in a dispute over terms and conditions, union Unite has claimed.
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]
Bridgestone has extended its tyre supply and maintenance deal with dairy farmer co-operative Arla Foods until 2020.