More than 400 Argos employees have gone on strike over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics. Warehouse and administration staff at the retailer’s Lutterworth site began a strike at midnight this morning, which will run until 6.00pm on 12 June. Drivers also began a strike at midnight, which will end at 11.59pm on 11 June. According to Unite, the workers are concerned that if Argos outsources the drivers to Stobart as planned, it will lead […]
Wincanton has won two new five-year contracts with well-known breakfast brand The Weetabix Food Company to provide transport, warehousing and co-packing.
Argos logistics workers are to strike for three weeks from tomorrow (15 August) as the two sides remain at loggerheads over a redundancy payments dispute.
Wincanton has won a contract extension with organic skincare firm Neal’s Yard, which will run until at least 2014. The logistics firm has worked with Neal’s since 2008 when it scooped a three-year deal to handle warehousing and deliveries from its 500,000ft² shared-user DC in Greenford, West London. Jon Hiatt, operations director at Neal’s Yard Remedies, says: “To support our growth plans we need the flexibility that Wincanton’s supply chain solutions provide, coupled with the agility to be able to […]