DHL Supply Chain has hit back at union accusations that it sent drivers out last week in conditions that put their safety at risk. The company’s depot in Westfield, Cumbernauld, was accused by Unite Scotland of sending drivers out despite police and Government travel warnings. A spokesperson for DHL said: “The events in question relate to the period from Wednesday to Thursday and have been misreported. “Our drivers left the depot during an amber warning and each was briefed prior […]
The Co-operative Food is “pleased” with the outcome of its dispute with around 700 members of staff, which was sparked by the planned transfer of 87 drivers at its Coventry depot to Eddie Stobart Logistics.
North East England haulier Hawthorns Logistics is encouraging other operators to follow its lead and fit alcohol interlock devices to HGVs in an effort to curb concerns over drink driving.