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. Yet, despite the rhetoric on both sides, few of the clashes resulted in strike action, with most solved through negotiation. January The New Year saw DHL Supply Chain plunged into controversy when 19 drivers at its West […]
Wincanton has said it doesn’t expect to be affected by the dispute between union Unite and Argos over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers despite managing the majority of the retailer’s transport operation.
Matalan drivers at the retailer’s Knowsley DC have won up to 6% in pay rises after the clothing retailer agreed to improve its original offer.
Wincanton has launched its fully-managed customer order delivery service for home improvement and garden retailer Homebase.