Stobart Group is to use Carlisle-based SP Training to run an apprenticeship scheme and provide drivers for Stobart Energy – formerly Stobart Biomass. SP Training will be responsible for apprentices obtaining HGV driving licences and will provide customer service and training for drivers. Stobart Group will then put successful apprentices through training specific to the biomass operation before pairing them up with experienced drivers already employed in the operation. Stobart Group head of human resources Joanna Secular-Hall said: “As the […]
Stobart Group has reported a “satisfactory” start to the year, despite low volumes from FMCG customers in its Eddie Stobart transport and distribution division.
Throughout the year, Motortransport.co.uk has bought you the biggest news in the road transport industry. Here we bring you the top 10 most read stories of 2012: 10. Stobart Group in for Autologic with £12.4m cash offer June saw Stobart make its offer for the car transporter firm, which valued Autologic at £12.4m. The deal made Stobart the largest car transporter haulier in the UK. 9. Hermes opens Coventry and Carlisle depots 2012 was a year of expansion for Hermes […]
The success story of the first half of the year, without doubt, is UK Mail. It simply, absolutely, will not stop, moving parcels with volumes up 25% in the first quarter year-on-year. If you had bought a share in the firm in January, it would have set you back 365p (giving the firm a market capitalisation of £199m). If you would buy one today it is 580p (giving UK Mail a market cap of £319m). That’s a share price rise […]