“Huge” damage caused by a Tesco lorry when it crashed into a railway bridge earlier this week has prompted a train operator to criticise HGV drivers for not taking enough care on the roads. Great Western Railway’s (GWR) deputy MD said bridge strikes by lorries were regularly occurring despite being “entirely avoidable”. In the latest incident, the Tesco truck struck a bridge in Plymouth on 30 August, forcing the railway line that connects Cornwall and Plymouth with the rest of […]
Online sales are set to forge ahead of spending in physical stores for the first time this Christmas, according to the latest data from home delivery specialist ParcelHero.
The threat of strike action by at least 2,000 members of union Unite at a number of Tesco DCs in the run-up to Christmas appears to have receded after the supermarket chain made a revised two-year pay offer.
More than 180 drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Tesco DC in Doncaster are set to strike for 48 hours next week following last month’s vote in favour of industrial action. The strike will run from early Tuesday morning (9 October) and will disrupt supplies to Tesco stores in the Yorkshire and Humber region, said Unite. The action, which more than 90% of staff voted for, follows a move by Stobart to issue termination notices to 183 drivers on 5 September after […]