Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) Walkers Snacks Food contract are to strike over the operator’s failure to honour an existing industrial agreement. Staff at Walkers Snacks Food joined ESL via TUPE last year after the snack manufacturer outsourced its transport. The union has claimed that ESL has ignored the 50 HGV drivers’ negotiated terms since, and opted to enforce their own. It balloted staff in March over the issue, and has now revealed that on a turnout of […]
DHL Supply Chain has refuted union claims that it failed to notify Rugby council about the cold storage facility at the centre of the KFC contract debacle, which has made headlines around the world this week.
The ongoing threat of strike action at Royal Mail has encouraged many of its customers to switch to rival carriers, while growth in new contracts has slowed, the firm admitted in its half year results.
Wincanton is set to offer its customers a wider choice of delivery options after forging a partnership with technology provider Sorted.