The first of a series of strikes by Gist drivers over a pay dispute has been suspended for talks to take place, though plans for a further 11 strikes remain. The 24-hour strike by around 20 drivers at Gist’s M&S distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead, which delivers food to stores across London and the South East, was due to begin at midnight last night (30 June). But the Unite union announced yesterday that the strike would not be going ahead, […]
Marks & Spencer has called time on its Neasden, north London DC. However, the high street retailer has said it will open a 495,000ft² clothing and home DC in Welham Green, Hertfordshire, early next year.
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union have made “significant progress” in avoiding stike action at the recently privatised business.
Temperature controlled logistics specialist Gist is trialling the Vector eCool – a fully autonomous, all-electric, engineless refrigerated trailer system.