DHL Supply Chain has renewed its contract with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) with an extended brief to manage the car maker’s inbound supply chain for its new manufacturing site in Slovakia. The deal cements a 10-year partnership between the two companies and means DHL will now support JLR as it adapts its operations for the next generation of premium customised cars and the adoption of electrification. DHL said the supply chain and sequencing process was becoming increasingly complex and investment […]
Union Unite has written to Marks & Spencer to demand urgent talks with the retailer over its ongoing distribution network restructuring.
Wincanton says it “regrets” Unite’s call to members to reject proposals over tanker driver terms and conditions, and is hopeful that its drivers will recognise the progress made during the past eight days of negotiations between fuel distribution firms and union chiefs by voting to end the long-running dispute. The company says the new proposals are a positive step in bringing the wider industry up to the same high standards of training, health and safety provided by the six tanker […]
With an improving economy and subsequent pressure for operators to improve pay, it’s been a year of hard negotiation for many, and in some cases road transport businesses and even the DVSA have had to contend with industrial action including strikes. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at a year of disputes.