DHL Tradeteam has been threatened with industrial action by a second union over working conditions on its Carlsberg contract, which went live earlier this year. GMB said that conditions faced by DHL Tradeteam employees at the Leeds depot were “draconian”, and said it would be consulting members on possible industrial action if meetings with the operator this week are unsuccessful. The union said DHL had ceased paying drivers for their compulsory breaks, and had upped working hours. Last week Unite […]
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]
BHS’s logistics supplier DHL has said it is “seeking further clarity” on the impact the closure of the retail chain could have, after administrators failed to find a buyer for the iconic high street brand.
Widnes-based Suttons Tankers has bought DHL Supply Chain’s domestic bulk commodity chemical business.