Nearly 40% of the entire workforce on DHL Supply Chain’s Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) contract are at risk of losing their jobs, the Unite union has warned. It said 2,200 staff are being told they could lose their jobs, in what it described as “a massive, bitter blow”. Unite said the cuts will fall across full-time, salaried and agency staff at JLR’s major factories in the North West and the West Midlands, including Castle Bromwich, Ellesmere Port, Halewood, Hams Hall, […]
XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has extended the reach of Radius Systems’ supply chain to include daily distribution service to Ireland and Northern Ireland, after it signed a five year contract with the piping manufacturer earlier this year.
The tyres of HGVs that are being parked up due to COVID-19 should be inspected to prepare them for extended parking, according to Michelin. After a survey from the RHA revealed that around 240,000 vehicles are now laid up for the immediate future, Michelin engineers warned that tyres are not designed to carry the weight of a parked truck or trailer indefinitely. Rob Blurton, senior technical field engineer, advised operators to inspect all tyres for visible damage and abnormal wear […]
Clipper Logistics Group saw turnover in all of its divisions soar in the year before its IPO as a result of e-commerce business win, as well as organic growth from existing contracts.