The GMB has launched a legal case against Birmingham-based logistics company UK Express Delivery as part of its campaign against the gig economy. GMB argues that UK Express Delivery’s self-employed Amazon drivers should be classed as workers, making them potential employees. If the case is successful, UK Express Delivery would be required to grant its Amazon drivers basic workers rights, including the national minimum wage, paid annual leave, paid rest breaks and whistleblower protection. The union’s action against UK Express, […]
Amazon is set to add a key part to its final mile logistics network with the opening of a £68m sortation centre in Haydock in September.
The DVLA has confirmed that as of today (4 June), the expiry date of photocard driving licences has been extended by seven months, following a change of EU regulations.
Market analysts Analytiqa has teamed up with FireDog Research – set up by former SfL chief executive Ross Moloney (pictured) – to launch a benchmarking service enabling logistics operators to find out how their company compares with their peers in a range of HR and customer related KPIs.