Deliveries to Tesco stores in Yorkshire and the north east could be under threat due to a pay dispute at the company’s Doncaster DC, a union has warned. Unite said pay talks have been ongoing for three months at the site, which employs 580 warehouse staff, but have now stalled due to an unacceptable offer. While the union did not disclose what has been tabled by Tesco, it said it was seeking a settlement in line with the current Retail […]
Tesco distribution director Alex Laffey is to take over as the new chief executive of Eddie Stobart Logistics.
Felixstowe-based Maritime Transport has won the Haulier of the Year award at Tesco’s recent Primary Distribution supplier conference.
Tesco has been drawn into the Eddie Stobart Doncaster row as drivers at the DC prepare to start a third wave of strike action tomorrow (6 December). The supermarket chain, which runs the DC’s warehousing but outsourced the transport operation with 183 drivers to Eddie Stobart in August, has made a point of not commenting on the jobs row until now. However, after Unite last week rejected the latest offer from Eddie Stobart, a spokeswoman for the chain said: “We […]