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. The decision is part of wider plans to close down Hovis’s Southampton mill. The move will see the baker terminate its contract with DHL Supply Chain for the management of its warehouse and logistics operations at DHL’s Southampton and Bawtry depots as a consequence, and with DSV […]
Strike action could be on the cards among Biffa drivers on the Wirral after negotiations over pay reached a stalemate.
The London Boroughs Consolidation Centre (LBCC) is to go ahead, with the search for a long-term logistics partner for the scheme due to start within weeks.
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]