Eddie Stobart has become the 100th partner of the Northern Powerhouse, which will see it work to boost skills, innovation and business in the North of England. The haulier has a special livery to mark its partnership with the Northern Powerhouse, making it the first partner business to carry the campaign’s new branding. Eddie Stobart’s HQ in Appleton, Warrington, was visited by minister for the Northern Powerhouse Jake Berry to mark the occasion. Berry was given a tour of the […]
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.
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.
Stobart Group has taken delivery of two Iveco Ecostralis units as part of a three-year trial. The vehicles’ performance will be monitored in upcoming months as the pair operate from its depot in Carlisle. The trucks, named Sophie and Lynda Dawn, are expecting to remain in the fleet for three years running some 160,000km a year. Stobart’s fleet comprises of over 2,250 tractor units, preominantly Scania and Volvo but in April the firm took delivery of 18 Mercedes-Benz Actros units […]