Strike action at UPS’ Gloucester depot has been suspended after progress was made in talks between the parcel company and the Unite union. Workers were due to down tools on Friday 30 July, Monday 2 August and Tuesday 3 August, but the union said that “as a gesture of goodwill” these will now not take place. However, it added that if the row over alleged bullying and safety breaches at the UPS depot is not resolved then strikes will begin […]
The post and parcels industry has said the impending Royal Mail strike could force customers to rethink their delivery options as rival operators prepare for disruption to their final-mile deliveries.
Former TNT Express chairman and chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard has taken up the position of chief executive of Geodis. Having left the parcel firm last month, Lombard will take up the position vacated by former chief executive Jean-Louis Demeulenaere. She will oversee the firm’s transport and logistics division, Geodis Calberson. Jean-Louis Demeulenaere is leaving Geodis to “pursue new projects”, according to a company statement issued yesterday. The appointment comes as of a governance shake-up by the board of directors, which […]
Union GMB is to ballot members at Bidvest Logistics after the company reconsidered the amount it was to increase employees’ pay by.