Strike action among Eddie Stobart drivers on the Walkers crisps contract in Warrington has been suspended after both sides got round the table for “constructive talks”. The Unite union had threatened to start three days of strike action from yesterday (17 February) in an ongoing row over pay for drivers at the Birchwood site on the Walkers Pepsico contract. These have now been canned, although the union added that depending on how negotiations progress, strike action scheduled for between 28 […]
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.
“You’re crippling us!” – logistics firm to cut jobs and relocate over extension to Low Emissions Zone
The MD of a major logistics specialist based near Heathrow has hit out at London mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to widen the Low Emissions Zone (LEZ), insisting it is crippling his business.
The sixth annual National Lorry Week has launched today (16 November) with a plea for the nation to shine a light for the logistics industry.