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 […]
DHL Tradeteam has named Bill Bacon as MD, replacing James Gill.
Carlsberg UK is planning to outsource its entire secondary logistics operation to DHL Tradeteam as part of plans to refocus its efforts on brewing.
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.