DHL said any disruption with deliveries to Sainsbury’s stores in the South East would be minimised after staff at its Dartford distribution depot voted for strike action. The Unite union said more than 350 DHL workers were now poised to stage walkouts in March, April and May in a growing row over the suspension of one of its stewards. It said disruption could be avoided if DHL revoked the “completely unjustified suspension”. Unite claimed the steward had been providing support […]
Visitors to the virtual Commercial Motor Show at the end of September may have sat in on the break-out session on eco trucks, when Andrew Malcolm, chief executive of the Malcolm Group discussed a proposed trial of 48-tonne GCW trucks to feed railheads for intermodal operations.
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has said it will take no further action against the seven United Road Transport Union (URTU) men arrested in relation to a Driver CPC fraud investigation. The announcement brings to an end a 10-month probe, in conjunction with the DSA, into URTU general secretary Bob Monks, plus six national and regional officers. At the time of the arrests the police said they were for fraud offences relating to large goods vehicles and the Driver CPC. URTU […]