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 […]
More than 400 Argos employees have gone on strike over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.
Haulage bosses from six fuel distribution firms are due to resume talks with the Unite union this morning (10 April) following the Easter weekend. Conciliation service Acas is leading the discussions, which kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and continued for two days, over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment conditions. Acas chief conciliator Peter Harwood says of the talks so far: “The discussions have been constructive, with the parties positively engaged and committed to the process.” If talks fail, […]
Bridgestone has extended its tyre supply and maintenance deal with dairy farmer co-operative Arla Foods until 2020.