The Unite union have confirmed that plans for a rolling programme of strikes at a Tradeteam depot in London have been suspended after members voted in favour of a renewed pay offer. According to the union, industrial action at Tradeteam’s Enfield depot could have affected customers Carlsberg, Coors, Greene King and Mitchells & Butlers in the run-up to Christmas. It had claimed Tradeteam had reneged on a negotiated package, which included a two-year pay deal rise of 2.75%, the introduction […]
Operators should not underestimate the effect the Paralympics will have on deliveries over the next 10 days. James Hookham, MD of policy and communications at the Freight Transport Association, says: “We are treating the Paralympics as seriously as the Olympics and will be providing our members with the same level of support.” Despite running for a shorter period than the Olympics and using fewer venues, the Paralympics are expected to draw in a record number of visitors. Hugh Basham, transport […]
DHL Supply Chain has opened a £100m, 111,483m2 distribution hub in Avonmouth, Bristol, for The Range that will “substantially improve the logistics infrastructure and reduce transport mileage” for the retailer.