Eddie Stobart is to open a container transport site at DP World London Gateway, which it hopes will support growth plans in the South. The base will serve customers and destinations across the UK and will reduce current delivery times into London. The operator hopes the site will help reduce mileage and costs for its customers, as well as help them reach carbon reduction targets. Eddie Stobart chief executive Alex Laffey, who joined the company in April from Tesco, said: […]
More than 700 Co-operative Food Group drivers are being balloted for industrial action over a plan to transfer around 50 drivers in the Midlands to haulier Eddie Stobart this April.
The Unite union has threatened The Co-operative Group with nationwide industrial action over the transfer of 50-Midlands based drivers to Eddie Stobart.
Operators have been urged to ensure they are calculating holiday pay correctly.