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 […]
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Turkey farmer and supplier Bernard Matthews has renewed its storage and distribution contract with XPO Logistics for a further three years.
Boughey Distribution said September and October were the busiest two months in the company’s trading history.