Wincanton drivers on the Argos contract will see their annual earnings jump by nearly a third to £35,100, according to the Unite union after it secured a huge pay increase for them. Over 90 HGV drivers based at the company’s Heywood depot in Greater Manchester have had their basic rate of pay increased from £11.41 an hour to £15 an hour – as well as a lump sum payment of £2,500. Unite said it was currently in pay talks with […]
Leading employment agency Manpower is doing its bit to ease the shortage of HGV drivers by launching a Driver Academy, which it hopes will train over 400 new drivers every year. Steve Hobson reports.
Technical problems continue to plague the MT Tracker – so I’m afraid we cannot bring you any graphs of share price performance again this week – which is a shame as the industry’s performance on the stock market continues to go from strength to strength with operators hitting record highs.
Wincanton has secured a three-year contract renewal with home improvement retailer Wickes to provide efficient home delivery of Hiab items to customers across the UK.