DHL Tradeteam is to begin integrating Carlsberg UK’s secondary logistics operation into the business next month, subject to consultation at the brewer’s sites. By the end of 2018, Carlsberg UK plans to end both its secondary logistics and porterage service, which sees it consolidate deliveries from different drinks suppliers to on-trade retail customers, in order to concentrate on brewing. Subject to consultation, the current Carlsberg UK sites in Ipswich; Gravelly Park, Birmingham; and Tingley, Leeds, will enter the DHL Tradeteam […]
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.
DHL Tradeteam is facing the threat of industrial action less than a month after it began integrating Carlsberg UK’s secondary logistics operation into one of its depots.
Drivers’ jobs have been safeguarded following the administration of wholesaler Conviviality after its drink supplier arm was sold to C&C Group.