By on July 8, 2013

Ah, the wondrous web of global automaking: Drivers and sorters at DHL are going on strike, and this threatens to cripple production at Jaguar Land Rover in the UK. JLR  has outsourced a good deal of its logistics to Deutsche Post–owned  DHL. DHL employees serving JLR’s plants at Castle Bromwich and Solihull voted for a strike after they did not receive terms and conditions extended to regular JLR staff.

JLR and DHL ware working on contingency plans to keep production going. “A source close to JLR played down fears that production could stop altogether and that the carmaker was studying “a range of options” to ensure parts continued to reach the production line,” Reuters says.

DHL workers at JLR’s Halewood factory in North West England that makes the Land Rover Evoque, are due to vote today. Workers at other logistics firms serving JLR may join the strike.

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