Eddie Stobart said its robust contingency plans would ensure the delivery of Walkers crisps to supermarkets were not disrupted, after HGV drivers geared up for strike action over a pay dispute. Workers at the company’s Warrington depot on the Walkers Pepsico contract have been following an overtime ban instigated by the Unite union since 26 December, but with no end to the dispute in sight they are now preparing for four days of strikes. Unite said HGV drivers returned a […]
The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has called on the Irish government to use emergency powers to lift the drivers’ hours and tachograph rules for vehicles caught up at Calais.
URTU members employed by Wincanton working at the HJ Heinz factory near Wigan have voted in favour of industrial action following a pay dispute.
Eddie Stobart Logistics has successfully completed its transformation into a stand-alone business after the acquisition of a 51% stake in the operator by private equity firm DouglasBay Capital on 10 April 2014, according to its parent company.