The chief executive of Wincanton does not expect a wave of consolidation in the UK road transport sector, arguing that recent high-profile acquisitions have been standalone deals rather than part of a trend. Colman told Motortransport.co.uk he thought M&A activity – such as XPO’s purchase of Norbert Dentressengle last year – were just strategic moves for individual businesses, rather than a trend for consolidating the UK market. He said: “There have been a number of transactions, but I don’t think […]
Wincanton says it is “extremely disappointed” that Unite failed to persuade its tanker driver members to accept proposals put forward over terms and conditions after six days of talks at conciliation service Acas. A spokeswoman for the operator says: “Along with the five other employers, Wincanton entered into the talks in good faith, having clearly stated that sector-wide collective bargaining on pay was not to be on the agenda. “With just one third of the industry represented by the employers […]
Former staff at Duncan Adams are taking legal action against the Grangemouth haulier for failing to consult on their redundancies.
Pall-Ex has officially announced Sacha Wilks as its business development manager.