DHL is “disappointed” that warehouse workers at its Thurrock site have voted to strike on 5 June in a dispute over pay and employment conditions. The 51 workers of DHL Supply Chain and Unite union members voted unanimously for the 24-hour strike action, claiming they face poorer working conditions when the contract and their jobs are transferred to NFT Distribution on 6 June. Unite claimed NFT had no union recognition, there would be different shift patterns for the workers, they’d […]
Chilled food distributor NFT Distribution Holdings, which is part of the EV Cargo group, is looking for a buyer after reporting losses of over £30m.
Menzies Distribution has seen off the threat of strike action after making an improved pay offer to its 300 drivers and warehouse staff.
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]