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 […]
Unite is heading into further talks with Morrisons and Wincanton this week emboldened by support among affected members for a vote for industrial action up to a strike.
DBAY Advisors offers to buy controlling stake in Eddie Stobart Logistics and inject £55m of financing
Private equity investor DBAY Advisors has offered to buy a controlling stake in Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL).
DHL Tradeteam is facing the threat of industrial action less than a month after it began integrating Carlsberg UK’s secondary logistics operation into one of its depots.