Eddie Stobart has opened its previously in-house training academy up to the whole transport industry. The operator opened its training facility at its Appleton HQ in 2015, where it’s been training its own employees in HGV driving, transport legislation, warehouse and operational training and management development. As of today (14 September) external operators are able to pay for their staff to be trained at the academy. Eddie Stobart said it had decided to open the facility up to the wider […]
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 has ended a long-running dispute with 184 HGV drivers that had been pursuing an unfair dismissal claim relating to the logistics giant taking over the running of a Tesco DC in Doncaster in 2012.
Eddie Stobart saw turnover and earnings grow in the first six months of its financial year, but the cost of refinancing, its stock market listing and the end of an Irish retail contract resulted in a pre-tax loss.