The threat of strike action among HGV drivers at Tesco-owned wholesaler Booker Retail Partners has been lifted after drivers accepted a new pay deal. The Unite union said industrial action was cancelled following a vote on the offer from the company. The long-running dispute involving all 40 drivers at Booker’s Thamesmead depot centred on what they claimed was a failure of the Tesco subsidiary to include them in a temporary £5 an hour pay uplift which the company had granted […]
The sixth annual National Lorry Week has launched today (16 November) with a plea for the nation to shine a light for the logistics industry.
UPS has made an eleventh-hour offer to prevent strike action by 50 drivers which could cause major disruption to Argos deliveries in the run up to Christmas..
DHL has said a ‘generous offer’ has been made to staff at its Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire depot who have voted for strike action. Union Unite Scotland said that over 350 warehousing and logistics employees at DHL’s Westfield site in the area rejected DHL’s offer of a 2% annual increase, to run over two years. Furthermore, it said over 90% of ballot papers returned were in favour of strike action. However, a DHL Supply Chain spokeswoman said: “DHL believes its offer […]