Wincanton has said it doesn’t expect to be affected by the dispute between union Unite and Argos over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers despite managing the majority of the retailer’s transport operation. Other than the 96 in-house drivers Argos intends to transfer to Eddie Stobart Logistics, the retailer’s driving work is all outsourced to around 350 Wincanton employees. Around 420 Argos employees at the Lutterworth site, where the 96 drivers are based, are currently being balloted over potential industrial […]
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) will appear in court this morning after the postal operator applied for a High Court injunction to prevent its employees from striking.
Tesco is to close two of its distribution centres in the UK, bringing all warehouse operations carried out by DHL Supply Chain and Wincanton in-house, as part of a long-term plan to “simplify” its distribution operations.