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Sandman

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!!! Big announcement !!!
« on: 13-10-17, 10:51PM »
Big announcement?

Our depot manager hinted a big announcement which will affect everyone after New year any idea???
« Last Edit: 13-10-17, 10:53PM by Sandman »

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Re: Big announcement
« Reply #1 on: 13-10-17, 10:54PM »
Brexit?

The Queen is dead and everyone gets a day off?


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« Reply #2 on: 13-10-17, 10:57PM »
Armageddon  ???
Live for today. Learn from yesterday.

Weed

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« Reply #3 on: 13-10-17, 11:02PM »
Big deal!

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Re: !!! Big announcement !!!
« Reply #4 on: 14-10-17, 04:43AM »
Tesco closing down????
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

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« Reply #5 on: 14-10-17, 08:03AM »
probably more shift pattern changes from where stores lose their night fill and go to twilights instead

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Re: !!! Big announcement !!!
« Reply #6 on: 14-10-17, 08:37AM »
Possibly more redundancies?? Is the compliance/PM announcement due then??

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Re: !!! Big announcement !!!
« Reply #7 on: 14-10-17, 09:19AM »
Definitely some announcement due I think. It's been too quiet of late. Maybe David1 can help put us out of our misery

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Re: !!! Big announcement !!!
« Reply #8 on: 14-10-17, 10:12AM »
We had rumour going for few weeks now that after new year our depo will overtake DHL, so redundancies or new contract who want to stay. And now couple days ago our depot manager said about those big news, so I wander if this could be possibly true...

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Re: !!! Big announcement !!!
« Reply #9 on: 14-10-17, 10:50AM »
All depends on what happens with the merger, on how big this announcement will be will affect everyone in tosco.

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« Reply #10 on: 14-10-17, 01:37PM »
Remember, you can claim JSA online.
 

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« Reply #11 on: 14-10-17, 02:39PM »
More problems for and at Tesco !!!!
by the way in Avonmouth DC they advertised 105 full time jobs. 11 people arrived for a inteview:D:D:D some of them already work there on part time contracts and now they want full time:D:D:D:D


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Re: !!! Big announcement !!!
« Reply #12 on: 14-10-17, 02:47PM »
'Big Announcement'

John Hairnet has criticised Tesco regime.

errrmmm....Only joking.


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« Reply #13 on: 14-10-17, 02:54PM »
All depends on what happens with the merger, on how big this announcement will be will affect everyone in tosco.

I concur...the merger will have ground-shaking consequences for Express/Metro stores and distribution. He has to make one billion pound's worth of savings,and given the cuts already implemented, he's gonna cut these entities to shreds in my opinion.

Alun stewart cares not one jot what Tesco/Booker looks like as long as it makes money.
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Re: !!! Big announcement !!!
« Reply #14 on: 15-10-17, 10:43AM »
Big announcement?

Our depot manager hinted a big announcement which will affect everyone after New year any idea???

Why did you not simply ask he/she WTF they were talking about :/

Sandman

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« Reply #15 on: 15-10-17, 01:20PM »
We did ask, reply? We will find out after the new year...

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« Reply #16 on: 16-10-17, 12:09AM »
I think if the Booker deal goes through it will be early 2018. I would not be surprised if the whole of distribution was outsourced if this goes ahead. A few 1000 staff being TUPED over to whatever company they decide on. Do they still use Stobarts or did the contract finish with them? When I left the depot the TRG Agency were taking on a lot more.

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« Reply #17 on: 16-10-17, 08:17AM »
I also think if the takeover happens that dotcom could be outsourced.

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« Reply #18 on: 16-10-17, 10:38AM »
Could even franchise expresses/metros

GreenGrocer

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« Reply #19 on: 16-10-17, 11:47AM »
Outsource Distribution (reduce number)
Franchise Express/Metro (increase number)
Extra stores to be used as warehousing and bring other retailers in to share the space (Keep number same/reduce)

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Re: !!! Big announcement !!!
« Reply #20 on: 16-10-17, 01:07PM »
They could give more work to companies like Gist who supply supermarkets like Marks and Spencer already. In fact why not have self employed HGV drivers like Parcelforce.

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Re: !!! Big announcement !!!
« Reply #21 on: 16-10-17, 03:04PM »
Outsource distribution completely?

If that happens then so be it. Where I work Tesco cannot get staff now. Do you think anyone else running it will be any different? Answer it would be worse. Loyal staff Tesco have, will move on and make the situation worse. And the workers will go as the amount of new build warehouses around where I work are paying a lot more. Staff are currently only staying out of loyalty.better the devil you know.

The Booker deal will be a game changer. Dot com will be under great threat. Dot com vans will be used to supply not only Joe public but also pubs. Hotels and restaurants. It makes sense to utilize the fleet of vans.Will these vans stay at stores . They may . They may not.

All electrical desks in stores are closing. Dixon's carphone warehouse will replace them. They're not trialling them now for nothing. Opticians going shortly. The probabilities are endless. Probably the only safe employees will be store staff on shelf filling and checkouts. Am I worried? Most definitely not. There's a whole new world outside Tesco. All the recently made redundant managers and clerks I know have all moved on and are very happy. I would say to everyone. Don't worry. What will be will be. 
« Last Edit: 16-10-17, 03:09PM by Welsh-Hugh »

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« Reply #22 on: 16-10-17, 06:39PM »
 :thumbup:. i don't know anyone who regrets getting out of tosco for whatever reason. in fact the majority say its the best thing that could have happened to them :)

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« Reply #23 on: 16-10-17, 06:58PM »
With the roll out of self service and even till less stores I wouldn't bank on cashier jobs being safe and long term I'm sure robots could fill the store......

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Re: !!! Big announcement !!!
« Reply #24 on: 16-10-17, 07:07PM »
I doubt very much there will be a cull in distribution as every depot in the country is screaming out for drivers. If redundancy was offered all the old school drivers would be gone.
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