Arla Foods has expressed surprise after Unite said it had instigated legal proceedings in respect of the planned closure of the Hatfield Peverel dairy. Arla intends to close the dairy by the end of July, and in March said 32 drivers working from the site would transfer to Bidvest Logistics, which will be taking on transport duties. At the time Arla said it was “entering into full consultation with all colleagues affected by both proposals, and their trade union representatives”. However a […]
Supermarket chain Morrisons is to outsource a sizeable slice of its transport operation, alongside several vehicle maintenance departments to Wincanton.
DHL said it was willing to work with Unite to resolve a dispute at its Dartford distribution centre, which the trade union claimed had been designed to weaken its protection of staff.
Industrial action by Unite members at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has been halted, following meetings between union representatives and company managers last week, KNDL has confirmed.