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 […]
Recruitment specialist Encore Personnel is planning to hire a dedicated, full-time CPC trainer to offer extended training sessions both in the week and at weekends.
Scottish logistics firm Streamline Shipping Group is celebrating its 40th year in business with a move to a multi-million-pound new depot at Aberdeen Harbour and plans to double its driver numbers and fleet.
Eddie Stobart is rolling out Microlise systems across its fleet of more then 2,000 vehicles, after a “detailed evaluation” of the new system against its predecessor.