Arla Foods said it had now closed down its Hatfield Peverel site after 32 drivers transferred to Bidvest Logistics. An Arla spokeswoman said: “Following an extensive consultation process, Arla Hatfield Peverel has closed this month and we would like to thank everyone at the site for their continued professionalism and commitment during this time. “We have worked closely with our colleagues throughout and considered a wide range of alternative options to mitigate the number of people impacted. “A team of […]
A strike set to affect DHL’s operations in South Yorkshire has been halted after staff accepted an improved pay deal.
Royal Mail has admitted that the threat of industrial action and the introduction of size-based parcel pricing led to volumes being flat in the first nine months of the current financial year.
Eddie Stobart is facing a third strike by its drivers based at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. Although the operator and Unite had been in talks via Acas in a bid to resolve the long-running jobs dispute, efforts to find a way forward have failed. The 183 drivers, of which 180 are Unite members, have now rejected an improved redundancy offer from Eddie Stobart, and announced they will commence continuous strike action from the 6 December. The union believes this will be […]