Eddie Stobart Logistics and Lomas Distribution have entered into a partnership whereby the Buxton-based powder and aggregates firm will provide training for the high-profile haulier’s drivers. Lomas MD Richard Lomas said the tie-up was prompted by Stobart’s move into the construction industry and his company’s expertise in this area. “I am good friends with Stobart and it bought some powder tanks and we have been training its drivers on them. It has moved into the construction industry with vehicle grab loads […]
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.
Stobart Group has sold a 51% stake in its transport division to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m. The move sees William Stobart become chief executive of the newly formed, and once again privately owned, Eddie Stobart Logistics.
Operators attending Multimodal next week are urged to head over to Think Logistics’ stand, 622, to find out how they can get involved with promoting the sector to young people and assist with the launch of a series of logistics-themed Career Academies later this year.