Eddie Stobart has opened a second training academy after the facility it opened to the public last year was met with high demand. Stobart opened its formerly in-house academy in Appleton to all last September to meet demand from customers and “safeguard the flexibility and agility of our industry”, according to CEO Alex Laffey – recently revealed as one of our Power Players. The new academy in Crick, Northamptonshire, will have a dedicated staff of instructors providing training in driving, […]
More than 700 Co-operative Food drivers are preparing to take strike action against the retailer’s proposal to transfer 87 Coventry-based drivers to Eddie Stobart.
Stobart Group saw turnover in its core transport and distribution division climb in the first half of its financial year despite “considerable demand volatility”, although profit was flat.
The Unite union has threatened The Co-operative Group with nationwide industrial action over the transfer of 50-Midlands based drivers to Eddie Stobart.