SDC Trailers has inked a major deal with Eddie Stobart for 240 new trailers. The £6.8m order is SDC Trailers’ first major contract win since its acquisition by CIMC Vehicles, the China-based global trailer manufacturer in June this year. The company will deliver 50 gooseneck skeletal trailers and 25 extendable skeletal trailers for Eddie Stobart’s port logistics, 125 curtainsiders for retail operations and 40 brick and block trailers for the operator’s aggregate division. It follows the delivery of 50 box trailers […]
BCA Marketplace has hit the acquisition trail once more, snapping up automotive services group Paragon Automotive for £105m.
With an improving economy and subsequent pressure for operators to improve pay, it’s been a year of hard negotiation for many, and in some cases road transport businesses and even the DVSA have had to contend with industrial action including strikes. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at a year of disputes.
Britvic has ended its distribution contract with Eddie Stobart, and Wincanton is understood to be handling movements from 1 April.