More than 40 drivers at Allied Bakeries’ Saltney DC are facing redundancy, after the baker confirmed this week it is to close the depot in November as part of an overhaul of its distribution network. The overhaul also sees Allied Bakeries sign a partnership with bread logistics company Coultons Bread to open a new depot in Caernarfon in November, which will create 20 jobs. Allied Bakeries, which includes the brands Kingsmill, Burgen and Allinson, will close the Saltney depot in […]
The United Pallet Network (UPN) has extended its lease at its Fradley Park central-hub location.
The dispute between Eddie Stobart and Unite threatens to run and run, after the union rejected the operator’s latest improved redundancy offer. Harriet Eisner, regional officer at Unite, said her 180-driver members were angry that the new deal did not, in their opinion, go far enough. Unite had postponed a second wave of strike action ahead of last week’s (19 October) meeting, but warned this sanction was now back on the table. Eisner added: “Unite believes that there is no […]
Long-standing Schmitz Cargobull customer McGregor Logistics has taken delivery of 10 new S.KO COOL reefers to meet increasing work volumes.