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 […]
The number of workers furloughed in the transport and logistics sector this year has risen significantly, with 187,600 people on furlough at the end of January, new HMRC data shows.
DHL is investing £17.5m to improve capacity at key locations across its UK network as parcel volumes continue to surge.
The Unite union is predicting a “long hot smelly summer of bin strikes” in south London after it claimed Serco had failed to enter into negotiations over deteriorating industrial relations.