Friday 20th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Co-op driver strike suspended

A scheduled strike by Co-op drivers over the planned transfer of 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart has been suspended for ‘meaningful’ talks with ACAS. The strike was arranged to take place for 48 hours from 00.01 on Monday 21st March, and was to be accompanied by a continuous work to rule.

Iceland chooses XPO to support future growth

Frozen food retailer Iceland has awarded a five-year warehousing and distribution contract to XPO Logistics that will include both dedicated and shared user facilities.

Hermes rejects Guardian living wage claims

Hermes Click and Collect for Co-op stores

Delivery company Hermes’ Click and Collect service, ‘Parcelshop’, will soon be available in 450 Co-operative stores across the UK. Hermes and the Co-op will ‘strategically choose’ which outlets they will offer the services to based on a range of criteria, including: location, consumer demand and opening hours.

Arla Foods outsource to Bidvest

Arla foods (UK) will outsource its outbound logistics operations to Bidvest Logistics, the distribution and supply chain services company, at its Aylesbury milk facility.

Baby food producer picks Bibby

Bibby Distribution has won a contract with organic baby food producer HiPP. The logistics company will manage all of HiPP’s warehousing and distribution from its multi-user facility in Corby.

Frederic Smart chooses Access Delta

Frederic Smart, the 3PL, agricultural merchant and food distribution company, has chosen Access Delta WMS to support its expansion. It has chosen the system to strengthen the efficiency of their temperature-controlled distribution centre, and expand the business without increasing headcount.