Aggregate Industries Aggregate Industries has introduced a more robust, standardised, test-based training approach that will not just inform drivers of health and safety considerations, but will also encourage them to think about each individual situation and develop an overarching culture of safety‑consciousness within its hauliers. This has never been more important than throughout the pandemic, it says, where a lack of face time with its hauliers has meant it needs to be more thorough in its monitoring of training. First, […]
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]
Tesco is looking to hire 3,000 drivers to help meet the growing trend for online food shopping triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.
Tesco’s £3.7bn merger with wholesaler Booker has won approval from shareholders.