Up to 700 Co-operative Food drivers are set to hold a 48-hour strike in response to the retailer’s plan to transfer 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics. A ballot earlier this month saw 77% vote in favour of strike action. The 48 hour strike is due to begin at 00.01 on 21 March and will be accompanied by an ongoing work to rule by drivers. Unite said that a number of the 87 drivers at the centre of the dispute, […]
Planned strike action by Wincanton drivers working for Argos has been cancelled after successful talks between the operator and Unite.
2015 saw some shocks in the market; FedEx bidding for TNT Express; XPO Logistics buying Norbert Dentressangle and BCA Marketplace buying Eddie Stobart’s automotive business. But they weren’t the only acquisitions in a year packed with M&A activity. We take a look at some of the deals that changed the industry.
The Unite union has given its backing to HGV drivers’ grassroots campaign #TruckedOff, which aims to highlight the “dreadful employment conditions” being endured in the industry.