Twenty four Arla Foods drivers took redundancy after the firm’s decision to close its Hatfield Peverel dairy processing plant in July rather than transfer to a new employer, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt. The 24 drivers, along with seven logistics staff, were set to be transferred to PCL 24/7. The firm is owned by Bidvest Logistics, which was taking on transport duties. They would have been relocated to Arla’s Aylesbury site as a consequence. However the affected drivers opted to take redundancy due to […]
Arla Foods said it had now closed down its Hatfield Peverel site after 32 drivers transferred to Bidvest Logistics.
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