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 […]
The MD of Eddie Stobart has said he is “extremely pleased” that the Doncaster driver row has finally been resolved. Speaking after Unite revealed its members had accepted an improved redundancy offer, the details of which were not disclosed, Eddie Stobart MD David Pickering said: “Since the start of September, we’ve worked diligently and professionally to come up with the best possible package for the drivers and to provide a range of alternative employment options. “It’s a positive way to […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics – set to float on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) next week 25 April – has conditionally agreed to acquire multi-channel retail logistics management group iForce for £45m.
The Unite union has threatened The Co-operative Group with nationwide industrial action over the transfer of 50-Midlands based drivers to Eddie Stobart.