Unite and Morrisons are set to return to talks later this month in a bid to resolve a dispute over the transfer of drivers and vehicle maintenance staff to 3PL Wincanton, mototransport.co.uk can reveal. Following a meeting between the stakeholders last week (12 July) – the fourth such meeting – Unite, Morrisons and Wincanton are due to return to discussions on 22 July. Unite described last week’s talks as constructive, although it added that it was yet to receive a […]
Industrial action at Wincanton’s operations for customer HJ Heinz in Wigan has been averted after URTU members accepted a fresh proposal over pay.
The DfT has said a decision will be made in due course on the rigidity of the December deadline for operators to take up their allocations of longer semi-trailers as part of the government’s 10-year trial.
Bibby Distribution is to operate a third primary consolidation centre (PCC) for Morrisons, with a further two planned by mid-2015 as part of the supermarket’s strategy to boost the efficiency of its national network.