DHL supermarket deliveries of major coffee brands are under threat as 300 workers at Jacobs Douwe Egberts’ (JDE’s) site in Banbury, Oxfordshire vote this week on whether to take industrial action over a “fire and rehire” dispute. Unite’s members at the site are voting on whether to take industrial action, with the option to strike, in response to the Dutch-owned company issuing notice of dismissal and engagement for 291 employees. The ballot closes on Thursday 15 April. Unite say the […]
Costs associated with the opening of a new cold store last October at Boroughbridge, Yorkshire-based food logistics specialist Reed Boardall Group had a significant effect on the firm’s pre-tax profit for the year, it has emerged.
County Antrim-based vehicle operator Woodside Haulage (Holdings) managed to boost turnover by nearly 10% in the year to the end of March 2014, its latest accounts have shown.
KFC was forced to temporarily close hundreds of restaurants across the UK last weekend when “teething problems” with its new partnership with DHL Supply chain saw it run out of chicken.