Wincanton’s ongoing dispute with the Unite union over staff pay has been resolved after they accepted a pay increase worth 10.75%. It means strikes at B&Q’s national distribution centre in Worksop have come to an end and 450 Wincanton employees will now return to work, having downed tools in November. Unite said the one-year pay deal equated to warehouse workers receiving 6.75% backdated to July as well as recognition and bonus payments, meaning the workers will receive the equivalent of […]
DHL Supply Chain has opened its expanded capacity warehouse for long-term customer Unilever, marking the end of a 21 month project. The Cannock, Staffordshire, centre has the capacity to house 100,000 pallets and will handle all of Unilever’s homecare and ambient food lines for the UK and Ireland – including brands such as Persil, Marmite and PG Tips. Expanding the Cannock site – designed specifically to bring both product categories under the same roof for combined customer orders- has also […]
Kuehne+Nagel’s decision to sell a major part of its UK business last year resulted in a 9.3% fall in turnover in its international contract logistics division in the first quarter of 2021, the group reported this week.
NHS Supply Chain has signed a lease for a new purpose-built regional distribution centre (RDC) in Widnes, which will be operated by its logistics partner Unipart Logistics.