Tradeteam may have averted a rolling programme of strikes among its staff of drivers, draymen and warehouse workers at its Enfield depot after it put forward an improved pay offer following an apparent U-turn. The Unite union told Motor Transport the new package would be put to its members on Monday (11 November) and if it was accepted then planned strike action would be halted. About 100 drivers, draymen and warehouse workers were set to down tools, which the union […]
DHL supermarket deliveries of coffee were looking increasngly uncertain this week after the Unite union escalated its threat against Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) and announced overtime bans among staff from next month.
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]