Around 100 HGV drivers working for aviation catering firm DO & CO have agreed to a 14% pay increase following a row over pay disparities. The Heathrow-based drivers had voted to commence strike action earlier this month but this was suspended when the catering company tabled a new offer. The Unite union said the dispute arose when 1,800 workers in various roles transferred from Gate Gourmet and DHL Supply Chain by TUPE to DO & CO in the summer of […]
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]
Truck drivers in danger of losing their licences because GPs and private providers are no longer carrying out D4 medicals during the COVID-19 pandemic have accused the DVLA of throwing them to the wolves.
Bibby Line Group has agreed the sale of Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) to Bestway Wholesale – the UK’s largest independent wholesaler.