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Pat Nicholson
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 5:11 am    Post subject: Aldi Neston Reply with quote

This notice has gone up on our notice board at work.

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Following ongoing local issues with drivers/suppliers deliveries to the Aldi Neston RDC we write to instruct that vehicles from Aldi suppliers MAY NOT PARK AT ANY TIME within 3 miles (5km) of the distribution centre.
This parking restriction applies at all times day or night 365 days a year.

This parking restriction specifically includes the nearby Clayhill ind estate and the entire town of Neston,as well as the RDC itself.

Any supplier found to be parking within this radius will have their loads rejected when they attempt to deliver into the RDC.
Regular Aldi patrols will be monitoring activity within the local area and vehicle registration and discription of offenders will be logged around the clock 7 days a week.

Furtermore any suppliers/hauliers found to be breaking this curfew will be subject to further penalties from the Aldi corporate buying dept.


Be warned.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 6:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So according to that notice there's going to be a lot of trucks taking rejected loads back to Gemany Rolling Eyes

And every layby and side road 3.1 miles from their RDC is suddenly going to become very popular
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 7:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The nearest "proper" parking is at Chester services, about fifteen minutes back down the M56.

There is a simillar policy in force at their Atherston depot as well, with signs up in adjacent roads saying no parking for Aldi lorries.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 7:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe Aldi should negotiate preferential parking rates at Chester Services and offer to foot the bill?

The irony of all this is that their approach road at all their depots, and their actual premises have ample room for parking outside contractors vehicles Brick Wall Brick Wall

Should we all park in the car park of the nearest Aldi store?

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's a classic "Beam me up Scotty" situation.

Aldi rely 100% on lorrys bringing their goods to them, often from various locations across Europe, yet they refuse to accept any responsibility for these vehicles apart from when actually on their premises.

They expect to run a 24/7 system yet give no thought to the ramifications to outside transport operations with regards to hours and breaks laws.

If Aldi wasn't there then nor would the problem be. They are resposible for it yet refuse to accept that responsibilty apart from pushing it into somebody else's backyard.

"I can't see it; therefore it's not a problem" Brick Wall
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 12:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i think its a completly stupid order to try and enforce Mad

how the hell can a distribution center have such an enforcement zone around it is beyond me Shocked

as drivers we all know we sometimes have to take our time to the limits to make the timed slots were allocated to service these depots

why when these places are given permission to be there are such stringent rules applied Confused

inmho all places like this when in the planning stage must make provision for parking up drivers and rest areas Brick Wall Rant! Rant!

this surely is the answer

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 1:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

is it legal.
As far as i now it the law says that you may park on any road as long as you do not cause obstrution or park where there are resritions on parking I. E. yellow lines.
My view would be O K the do not get supplies deliver to there warehouse the they would not de able to suppy there shops.
They would soon go BUST.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well I can't the problem with this..Any one who needs to park around Neston and aren't delivering to Aldi have a good chance of finding a space that is pretty safe with the Aldi staff patrolling the area.

But seriously, if there is a problem with the trucks how on earth did the Aldi Depot get the planning permission in the first place.

Oh wait, I know, it's because the planners don't think we need to stop and park at any time in their area's
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2009 5:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

No it isn't legal and if you are parked 'legally' but within their exclusion zone there is nothing legally they can do.............they know that.

That's why they say this'

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Furtermore any suppliers/hauliers found to be breaking this curfew will be subject to further penalties from the Aldi corporate buying dept.


It's that phrase that put the fear of God into Haulage firms at the moment Brick Wall

One day in the spring we had 27 loads to all Aldi depots, throughout the Country, come on at short notice, as well as the normal loads.
That's a hell of a lot of business.

If Aldi tells the supplier he will only order if JOE Bloggs DOESN'T deliver it then that's a lot of drivers out of work.

It's not fair, but it's how things work when the law doesn't stretch far enough for a big name to get their own way legally Mad Mad Witch

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2009 6:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pat Nicholson wrote:
No it isn't legal and if you are parked 'legally' but within their exclusion zone there is nothing legally they can do.............they know that.

That's why they say this'

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Furtermore any suppliers/hauliers found to be breaking this curfew will be subject to further penalties from the Aldi corporate buying dept.


It's that phrase that put the fear of God into Haulage firms at the moment Brick Wall

One day in the spring we had 27 loads to all Aldi depots, throughout the Country, come on at short notice, as well as the normal loads.
That's a hell of a lot of business.

If Aldi tells the supplier he will only order if JOE Bloggs DOESN'T deliver it then that's a lot of drivers out of work.

It's not fair, but it's how things work when the law doesn't stretch far enough for a big name to get their own way legally Mad Mad Witch

Pat


But where is the FTA and RHA.
If its member said NO where would they be.
I now that a lot of it is inported.
But if the uk haulage stop deliverys it might make them think.
But We can only dream of them sticking together. Brick Wall Brick Wall Brick Wall
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2009 2:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Contrary to popular belief, not ALL Haulage firms are members of either the RHA or the FTA.

So there will still be firms out there that they can use.Let's look at it this way.

Of the 27 loads that we had for that one day more than likely 15 of them left the yard the previous afternoon.
That leaves 12 loads, only about 10 of these would have expected ( or even wanted) to get up to the Aldi depot to park up overnight. Most drivers prefer to park where they can eat, and shower and have the use of all facilities.

That leaves 2 drivers wanting to park in or around Aldi depots Brick Wall

Now, correct me if I'm wrong, but arn't we constantly complaining about having to sleep in these layby's and Industrial Estates???? Brick Wall Brick Wall Brick Wall

Yes, those same laybys and Industrial Estates we object to being prevented to park in Confused Confused Confused

My point in making this post originally was to make everyone aware that to park there could have an adverse effect on your companies business.
Brick Wall

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2009 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This notice was displayed at Stobart Chilled Alcester depot when I was in there on Friday

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 4:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why is it that in EUROPE all RDC;S have adequate
parking facilities and toliets and showers ,okay not
locations are perfect but they are btter than the
facilities that are missing by many ofthe RDC,s in the
UK;
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Brit pete wrote:
Why is it that in EUROPE all RDC;S have adequate
parking facilities and toliets and showers ,okay not
locations are perfect but they are btter than the
facilities that are missing by many ofthe RDC,s in the
UK;


Be caese most driver will not stand for it over there.
plus most companys no that with out lorrys the do not have a buisness,
Like in IRL they look after you.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry No you will find that RDC,s have to have adequate
facilities for the transport that is delivering/collecting or
they have problems with getting a PERMIT to build, unlike
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