Wincanton has said it is ready to tackle any changes in legislation or the economic climate Brexit might have on the industry. Speaking at the company’s AGM in London today, Wincanton chairman Steve Marshall said the board would be closely monitoring the situation “as the political and economical consequences become clearer”. However, he added that because the “majority” of the company’s contracts are open book and based in the UK Wincanton wasn’t “directly exposed to foreign currency movements”. He said: […]
Morrisons has confirmed plans to close the transport operation at its Swan Valley DC in Northampton, bringing in third parties to handle deliveries from the site.
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]