UPS has made an eleventh-hour offer to prevent strike action by 50 drivers which could cause major disruption to Argos deliveries in the run up to Christmas.. The offer follows ACAS talks this week between UPS and the union Unite and will be put to members in a ballot on Thursday. The UPS drivers, who work on a major Argos contract, are threatening to down tools and walk out of the flagship Burton-on-Trent facility on 17 December for more than […]
Royal Mail has warned for a second time that competition from other carriers, this time Amazon’s own delivery network, will damage its growth prospects.
Although the heroics of Team GB at London 2012 already feel like a long time ago, UPS, which was named logistics and express delivery partner to the Games in January 2009, doesn’t officially wrap up its involvement until the end of this month. The winding down and effective closure of two warehouses, in Stevenage and the Port of Tilbury, will bring the curtain down on a supply chain that handled 30 million items, and dealt with everything from demanding broadcasters, […]