Stobart Group’s Biomass division has won a new, long-term contract to supply fuel to the Evermore Renewable Energy Plant, which will generate revenues of £75m over the 15-year lifespan of the contract. The recycled wood fuelled combined heat and power station in Northern Ireland will open in summer 2015, with Stobart Biomass set to deliver 115,000 tonnes of recycled wood per annum over the duration of the contract. Stobart Group chief executive Andrew Tinkler said: “Stobart Biomass is seeing increased […]
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 […]
Stobart is still restructuring the former Innovate business it acquired out of administration in 2008 – a process that has been “more challenging, costly and further reaching than first planned”. The admission came as Stobart Group revealed profit rose 10% at its transport and distribution division (Eddie Stobart) to £14.2m in the first six months ended 31 August. This was despite a 5.6% fall in turnover to £251.1m. “We have improved our margins in [Eddie Stobart] through more effective financial […]
Supply chain collaboration could save around £2bn a year on fuel costs, a panel of logistics industry leaders revealed at last week’s International Festival of Business in Liverpool.