DHL Supply Chain is facing widespread industrial action following its decision to close its Sheffield and Ebbw Vale Tradeteam depots and cut hundreds of logistics jobs. Union Unite said the decision to close the depot at Sheffield is “about as brutal as it gets” and will ballot for industrial action at Tradeteam depots across the country, if talks later this week do not reach a resolution. The union is also seeking similar assurances on jobs at the Ebbw Vale site. […]
Fowler Welch is preparing for a 20% absence rate this winter in the expectation that the cold weather will push up Covid-19 infection rates once again.
DHL said that it remains satisfied with the performance of its Supply Chain subsidiary, despite a 23% year-on-year fall in turnover caused in part by a change in the way its NHS Supply Chain contract reports revenue.
All 39 jobs have been lost at family transport firm Mann Haulage in Chester-le-Street after the company was forced to close down last month.