The GMB union has accused Yodel’s management of “playing the role of Scrooge and saying ‘Bah humbug!’ ” following news that full-time workers at the courier service will not be paid their December wages until they return to work in January, leaving many out of pocket for the period between Christmas and New Year. Meanwhile, temporary workers at the company are to be paid every two weeks and therefore will be paid during the festive season. At the same time, […]
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]
Almost a third of logistics companies fear new B2C delivery methods such as click and collect, viewing them as a threat to their businesses, according to a report by Barclays.