Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ Walkers Snacks Food contract are being balloted for strike action, after the union accused the haulier of ignoring its members’ established terms and conditions. Staff at Walkers Snacks Food, a contract highlighted out as one of ESL’s marquee wins in yesterday’s (28 March) full year results, joined ESL via TUPE last year after the snack manufacturer outsourced its transport. However, Unite has claimed that ESL has ignored the 50 HGV drivers’ negotiated terms since, […]
Troubled haulier Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has won a six-month breathing space on repaying a £200m loan and more than a year’s extension before it has to prove to its lenders it can service the debt.
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.
John Hawksworth, previously with Premier Logistics, Birds Transport and AM Widdowson, has joined Eddie Stobart Logistics as general manager of its retail division.