The Co-operative Group has written to all of its 1,000 drivers this week to reassure them the group has no plans to outsource its remaining transport operations. It comes after the news that it is to transfer 50 Midlands-based drivers to Eddie Stobart in April. This prompted the Unite union to threaten the Co-op with potential industrial action over the transfer, last week. The union has claimed the move could herald the Co-op’s withdrawal from all of its transport operations. […]
Stobart Group’s plans to partially divest its transport business, creating a new private company Eddie Stobart Logistics, has received the backing of shareholders at a general meeting today.
Eddie Stobart and AW Jenkinson Forestry Products have placed what Scania has described as its largest ever order in Europe: 2,000 trucks over two years.