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 […]
Wincanton and Eddie Stobart merger a “logical” match, says CEO James Wroath as he unveils group’s half-year results
There is an “industrial logic” to Wincanton merging with Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL), Wincanton’s new chief executive James Wroath told analysts at the launch of the group’s latest half-year results.
Wincanton has invested in 80 new Euro- 6 Renaults and Mercedes-Benz as part of its drive to increase efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of its operations.
Wincanton’s head of Industrial and Transport has called for an end to the piecemeal approach to clean air zone rules across the UK.