The Unite union has suspended strike action planned for today (5 June) by 51 warehouse workers at a DHL Supply Chain-run site in West Thurrock, Essex to allow a “window of opportunity for positive talks”. The union-represented employees unanimously voted to stage a 24-hour walkout last month over terms and conditions after the decision to transfer the DHL contract and staff to NFT Distribution on 6 June. Read more: DHL ‘disappointed’ after Thurrock staff vote to strike over transfer to […]
NFT is urging food manufacturers and retailers to bring forward availability and adopt strict dispatch time policies during the Olympics, or face a failure to sell their goods in the event of delays. The chilled distribution specialist says real-time monitoring and communication of sales will be key to the success of the supply chain during the Games. “Retailers and manufacturers must reserve capacity at the earliest opportunity to ensure delivery on shelf,” says NFT supply chain director Alex Fisher. He […]
The Unite union is still pursuing claims on behalf of former employees at Grangemouth haulier Duncan Adams, which entered administration in March.
DHL Supply Chain has renewed its “multi-million pound” contract with Debenhams for a further five years.