DHL Supply Chain said its decision to close its Tradeteam depot in Sheffield and downgrade the site at Ebbw Vale, South Wales with the loss of more than 250 jobs was taken to protect the long-term future of the business and avoid having to make further redundancies in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. A campaign by the Unite union has since led to the rescue of a further 13 full-time jobs as Ebbw Vale becomes an ‘outstation’ and other […]
Truck fleet operators are drawing up contingency plans in the event of a national strike by fuel tanker drivers. Unite union leaders representing more than 2,000 tanker drivers working for Wincanton, DHL, BP, Hoyer, J W Suckling, Norbert Dentressangle and Turners (Soham) are locked in talks with employers over a dispute about safety standards and employment terms. With evidence emerging of panic buying of petrol in some areas following confusing advice from government, distribution firms have been drawing up their […]
Union Unite has announced a fresh week-long strike at five Argos distribution centres in its latest protest over the retailer’s ongoing supply chain transformation programme.
Mars has partnered up with DHL in a logistics operation involving the construction of two warehousing facilities and the aim of removing one million miles from the roads.