Royal Mail has said it is “disappointing” that some 4,900 managers have threatened strike action after rejecting 1.3% pay rise offer. Parcel and letter delivery services could be hit as union members prepare to vote on whether to take strike action after rejecting the carrier’s 1.3% pay offer. The strike ballot, which will run for the next two weeks, follows a consultative ballot last week which saw 4,900 Royal Mail managers vote to reject a 1.3% pay rise for the […]
The Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]
Royal Mail has won two new contracts with British Gas, delivering mail to customers and parts and equipment to engineers.
Enquiries about in-cab breathalysers have risen sharply since the crash on the M1 involved an HGV driver found to be over the drink-drive limit.