Hermes is likely to appeal an employment tribunal’s decision that 15 of its self-employed couriers should be classed as employees, on the grounds that it goes against evidence and previous decisions. The carrier lost the case brought against it by union GMB, in which the tribunal ruled its couriers are entitled to the National Minimum Wage and holiday pay, among other rights that come with full employment. The ruling applies to 15 couriers, with a further 50 cases yet to […]
This isn’t an editor’s picks, it isn’t an analysis of the most important news in the industry in the past 12 months – these are the most-read stories on Motortransport.co.uk. It is what our loyal readers wanted to read from the thousands of stories we published in 2013. Thanks for reading, and we’ll keep delivering bigger and better next year!
Warehouse staff at DHL Supply Chain’s Cherwell Campus site in Banbury, Oxfordshire, are set to strike after further negotiations between the GMB union and the company failed to resolve an ongoing pay dispute.
With volumes and demand on the up, 2012 has been a year of change for parcel carriers. But adjusting to the increase in demand in a competitive market has been easier for some than it has for others. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the biggest stories in the parcel market during the past 12 months. UPS agrees TNT takeover bid Parcel giant UPS’ planned acquisition of TNT Express was one of the most talked about stories in the parcels […]