Unite has launched legal action against two agencies, used by Wincanton and the Co-op, which the union claims are using “sham and bogus” self-employment practices. The claim was served against ADR Network and PPF by Unite on behalf of HGV driver Gary Sharrock. He drives for the agencies on a Co-op contract run by Wincanton from its Lea Green depot in Merseyside. According to Unite, Sharrock’s request for annual leave was refused in July. Sharrock said he is entitled to be […]
More than 200 driver and warehouse jobs are under threat after Hovis’s decision to pull out of its distribution deals with logistics firms DHL Supply Chain and DSV Road, according to a union.
Mobile elevated-platform supplier Lavendon Group has outsourced its in-house delivery and collection operation to Wincanton.