Jaguar Land Rover says it is "business as usual" following the settlement of a dispute with DHL Supply Chain and other agencies.

The row had focused on pay demands and although the union involved - Unite - did not elaborate on any wage settlement - news of the situation's resolution has clearly pleased JLR which could have seen disruption at its Castle Bromwich and Solihull plants.

"It is completely resolved - we are business as usual which is the outcome we always wanted quite frankly," a JLR spokesman told just-auto.

"From our perspective so far so good and I don't expect it to happen again. This is a DHL issue."

Union relations at JLR appear to be relatively stable, particularly given the company's rapid growth during the last few years from employing thousands in the mid-teens to 26,000 today, coupled with substantial sales success.

"Industrial relations are excellent in JLR," added the automaker spokesman. "We have very, very good industrial relations in all our plants - it is a very flexible workforce."

DHL was not immediately available for comment, but a recent statement sent to just-auto noted: "Following constructive discussions with Unite representatives, we are pleased they have agreed to recommend our revised offer to our workforce.

"Our focus throughout this process has been to find a constructive solution to enable us to continue to support our customer as a significant and growing UK manufacturer."

Other employers involved in the negotiations were NAC, Staffline and Milestones.

Unite was not immediately available for comment

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