Unite is heading into further talks with Morrisons and Wincanton this week emboldened by support among affected members for a vote for industrial action up to a strike. The union confirmed that 88% of union members among the nearly 400 drivers and mechanics at Morrisons – due to be transferred to Wincanton next month – had voted to hold a full-scale industrial action ballot, with the option to strike, over the supermarket’s plans to outsource their jobs. Unite did not […]
Plenty more profit raking this week as transport shares took a tumble, but one faller stood out more than most: Wincanton – which has suffered a pretty dramatic fall in the past two months.
Wincanton has been awarded a new contract with defence manufacturer BAE Systems, to provide full logistics and warehousing services in support of its UK shipbuilding operations.
Wincanton has moved to a new Southampton site to increase the work it does at the city’s port.