XPO Logistics has received a rating of 85 out of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for LGBTQ+ inclusion for the second year running. The announcement, made by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, recognizes XPO in the category of Mail and Freight Delivery. The CEI distinguishes employers that take tangible steps to ensure equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer workers and their families. LaQuenta Jacobs, chief diversity officer of XPO Logistics, said: “Members of the LGBTQ+ community […]
The administrator of Mercedes truck dealer Roanza has confirmed that the sale of parts of the business and its assets earlier this week, which saved 340 jobs, was a pre-pack deal. Grant Thornton UK LLP in Manchester was appointed to the Warrington truck and van dealer, as well as subsidiary Premier Vehicle Rental, on 8 September. Roanza operated full service Mercedes truck and van dealerships under franchise from eight sites. In a letter to customers, new chairman Sid Sadique (pictured) […]
Unite is warning of a UK beer drought as over 1,000 drivers and warehouse staff at XPO Logistics Drinks threaten strike action in response to a “paltry” pay offer of 1.4%.
Unite “surprised” by XPO takeover of Kuehne + Nagel UK logistics portfolio and demands workers’ pay and conditions are unaffected
The transfer of 6,000 Kuehne + Nagel workers to XPO Logistics came as a surprise to the Unite union, but it said it would work to ensure their pay and conditions remained unaffected.