Argos is planning to close its Magna Park site in Lutterworth and transfer most of the site’s operations to a Wincanton DC in Kettering. The move will see up to 500 warehouse and distribution workers outsourced to Wincanton by December this year. The plans are part of a wider restructuring at Argos following its acquisition last year by Sainsbury’s. In June 96 drivers – the last of Argos’ in-house drivers – were transferred to Eddie Stobart, raising concerns it was part […]
Three weeks of strike action among Argos staff is on the cards in an ongoing dispute over redundancy payments.
Wincanton drivers working for Argos have voted to accept a deal offered to them by the operator to prevent them from taking planned strike action.
A “huge increase” in mental health concerns in haulage during the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted the Unite trade union to push for an industry standard to tackle the growing crisis.