Logistics firm Advanced Supply Chain Group is to cut around 30 jobs in the face of the coronavirus outbreak just days after slamming the government for making its rescue funding for firms hit by the pandemic far too complex. The redundancies come just nine months after the Bradford-based logistics firm opened a second depot in Corby and boosted staff numbers from 350 to 450. The company, which specialises in the fashion retail logistics sector, counts brands such as Debenhams, Dwell, […]
Hoyer drivers have put their employer on notice of 14 days of strike action after the company refused to back down on plans to make six drivers redundant at the Stanlow oil refinery.
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is calling for transport operators with spare capacity to get in touch so they can be matched with suppliers to ensure the security of the supply chain during the COVID-19 outbreak.