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 […]
Twenty four Arla Foods drivers took redundancy after the firm’s decision to close its Hatfield Peverel dairy processing plant in July rather than transfer to a new employer, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union could be heading to arbitration service Acas to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout last week by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart took over the transport function at Tesco’s DC in August and in September said it wanted to remove it and use its nationwide network to […]
Carlsberg UK is planning to outsource its entire secondary logistics operation to DHL Tradeteam as part of plans to refocus its efforts on brewing.