Eddie Stobart could be a private company again as soon as April, according to a circular sent to shareholders of its parent group. Stobart Group, which revealed plans for a partial realisation of its transport and distribution division last week, will hold a shareholder meeting on the 31 March in a bid to make its proposal reality. If shareholders support the proposal to sell a controlling stake in newly created holding company, Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL), to Douglasbay Capital, the […]
Stobart Group is to restructure is board of directors for the second time this year, with executive chairman Avril Palmer-Baunack to leave the company in May.
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]
Eddie Stobart has opened its previously in-house training academy up to the whole transport industry.