DHL Supply Chain said it was “disappointed” that a trade union was talking up the prospect of its drivers striking over pay when scheduled negotiations were still due to take place. A ballot of 200 HGV drivers delivering for Sainsbury’s out of the Dartford distribution centre resulted in a 98% vote in favour of taking industrial action, according to Unite. It said they were unhappy with the “insulting offer” of a 1% pay rise amid a UK-wide driver shortage crisis. […]
Operator Allport is marking its 50th anniversary this year by introducing a new corporate identity and livery to 380 vehicles across its fleet in the UK. Allport Cargo Services was adopted by subsidiaries and joint-venture partners in countries around the world last year, with the UK the final part of the operation to take up the new name. The redesign is part of a marketing push intended to strengthen its image within the retail market, where it works with the […]
Transport for London (TfL) is exhorting operators to follow the example of delivery firm Whistl and get their fleets ready for the introduction of its Direct Vision Standard (DVS).
Wincanton has taken on two senior executives from DHL Supply Chain and a senior manager from Yodel to strengthen its business development team as part of a wider strategy to drive growth.