Argos employees from across the UK are to protest outside its new owner Sainsbury’s’ HQ next week, after the company failed to guarantee their futures within the business. More than 400 employees are due to be transferred to Wincanton next month, and Unite said it is concerned for its members’ futures with Argos across the whole of the UK after the company failed to guarantee it could safeguard workers’ terms and conditions. The union suggested the move could be the […]
Wincanton’s share price is trading at its highest level in a year, and despite a fall in turnover the 3PL’s operational strength appears to have pleased its critics, for now at least.
With an improving economy and subsequent pressure for operators to improve pay, it’s been a year of hard negotiation for many, and in some cases road transport businesses and even the DVSA have had to contend with industrial action including strikes. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at a year of disputes.
Sainsbury’s will open a new fulfilment centre in London this autumn to cope with growing online shopping demand.