Ryder is to offload the servicing and maintenance carried out at its own locations to approved dealer partners, resulting in redundancies and workshop closures. The contract hire and rental firm said it had completed a review into those services and that it would establish a new operational model as a result. In a statement it said: “Ryder has taken the decision to transfer such services currently delivered by its own locations to approved dealer partners that are part of Ryder’s […]
16) David Hunt, vice president and MD, Ryder Europe At the top of the biggest truck rental and leasing provider in the UK, David Hunt, vice president and MD for Ryder Europe, has great influence over the sector.
The Unite union has accused DFDS of using Covid-19 as an excuse to make dozens of redundancies in its Immingham workforce and reduce overtime rates, potentially affecting freight routes.
The Co-operative Group has confirmed that its DC in Chelston, Somerset is to close by the end of November with its Portbury, Bristol site following suit next April. It comes after the recent opening of its new £20m RDC at Avonmouth and confirmation last week that consolidation would lead to job losses. The retailer said around 118 drivers and 112 warehouse operatives at Chelston would be taking redundancy, but that no drivers or warehouse staff would be made redundant at […]