Co-op is to install fuel security firm Tiss’s latest TankSafe Fuel Security and Safety device in its new vehicles. The supermarket is thought to be one of the first UK businesses using the new Impregnable – HF device, which Tiss claims prevents any siphoning, skimming or spillage of fuel from HGVs. Between May and September of this year, 106 new Co-op vehicles will be fitted with the device. Jon Paul Brown, head of transport at Co-op, said using previous versions […]
The Co-operative Food is “pleased” with the outcome of its dispute with around 700 members of staff, which was sparked by the planned transfer of 87 drivers at its Coventry depot to Eddie Stobart Logistics.
The Co-operative Group has confirmed that a significant number of staff will take redundancy, following its move to consolidate two DCs. Its Wellington, Somerset and Portbury, Bristol DCs will merge into a new £20m regional distribution centre at Avonmouth. A spokeswoman for the grocery retailer told MT: “As planned, as the new DC at Avonmouth begins operation, there will be a phased reduction in the number of employees at our Chelston site in Wellington and at our Portbury site. “All […]