XPO drivers have become the latest to strike a significant pay increase after their union negotiated a 20% salary boost for those working on the logistics firm’s Wavin contract. Unite said 39 drivers in Chippenham would be receiving the pay rise from this month in a one-year deal it agreed with the company. The news follows a 17.5% pay increase the union recently negotiated with Turners (Soham) for tanker drivers on the Cargill contract in Liverpool. GXO – formally XPO […]
East Anglian family haulage firm Bartrum Group has weathered the “perfect storm” of Brexit, driver shortages, “extortionate” agency rates and the Covid-19 pandemic to deliver a 53% rise in pre-tax profit in 2020.
Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has said its plan to restructure its drinks distribution network remains in place, despite industrial action by Unite members last week.
Royal Mail has said its Christmas deliveries will not be affected by industrial action, as it reaches an agreement with the Communication Workers Union (CWU) after weeks of talks.