DHL Supply Chain has talked down threats by the Unite union that Sainsbury’s is facing summer shortages on its shelves amid a row over workers’ pay, saying efforts are being made to minimise disruption. Unite said week-long strike action starting on 13 August will hit supplies to the supermarket’s stores across Scotland and Northern Ireland after DHL warehouse workers rejected a “poor pay offer”. The union represents over 300 DHL warehouse workers based at the distribution centre in Langlands Park, […]
DHL said any disruption with deliveries to Sainsbury’s stores in the South East would be minimised after staff at its Dartford distribution depot voted for strike action.
GMB has called for an “urgent” meeting with DHL/UK Mail over claims the operator fired couriers who refused to sign a new contract.
DHL Supply Chain has opened a new 11-acre multi-user RDC in Avonmouth to boost its south-west operation.