DHL supermarket deliveries of coffee were looking increasngly uncertain this week after the Unite union escalated its threat against Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) and announced overtime bans among staff from next month. The dispute over the Dutch-owned company’s so-called ‘fire and rehire’ strategy among workers at its Banbury, Oxfordshire site stepped up a gear after nearly 300 union members agreed to eschew overtime from 1 May. Unite said this will progress to full-scale strike action in June, unless JDE’s management […]
DHL Supply Chain promises to protect jobs on Mothercare contract as retailer calls in administrators
DHL Supply Chain will do its “utmost” to protect the jobs of staff working on its Mothercare contract, the logistics firm pledged this week following the retailer’s announcement that it is to put its UK business into administration, threatening the closure of 79 stores.
DHL Supply Chain’s long-standing distribution contract with BHS will end on 6 August, the operator has confirmed, after the collapse of the high street retailer.
Tradeteam delivery drivers are gearing up for strike action after their union balloted for industrial action in a row over “unmanageable loads”.