Sheffield City Region’s logistics sector was told it was one of the most “exciting prospects in the country” at an event last week to help raise the profile of the area’s multimodal capabilities. The gathering of local operators was arranged by Logistics Hub UK (LHUK), a partnership of private sector companies seeking to promote growth in the logistics sector across South Yorkshire. Keynote speaker at the event, Rob Bell, CEO at consultancy Archomai, told the group that if they start […]
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union could be heading to arbitration service Acas to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout last week by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart took over the transport function at Tesco’s DC in August and in September said it wanted to remove it and use its nationwide network to […]
BCA Marketplace has opened a new de-fleet operation in Doncaster, specialising in pre-delivery inspection, in-life fleet management and end-of-life refurbishment.