As 2014 draws to a close, MT.co.uk looks back at the stories you wanted to read. There were shocks, surprises and startling revalations galore in the road transport industry, but what were the ten stories that attracted the most attention? Here’s a clue: Seafield, Stobart and shortages dominated… 1) Lomas Distribution takes on collapsed Seafield’s Winsford site Richard Lomas, MD of Lomas Distribution, voiced his delight at being able to secure the Winsford-based warehousing business of collapsed haulier Seafield Logistics […]
Culina-owned contract packing services provider IPS has established a joint venture with Eddie Stobart Logistics to run a dedicated packing facility at Stobart’s Bardon, Leicestershire site, where it stores and distributes products for Nestlé.
The dispute between Eddie Stobart and Unite threatens to run and run, after the union rejected the operator’s latest improved redundancy offer. Harriet Eisner, regional officer at Unite, said her 180-driver members were angry that the new deal did not, in their opinion, go far enough. Unite had postponed a second wave of strike action ahead of last week’s (19 October) meeting, but warned this sanction was now back on the table. Eisner added: “Unite believes that there is no […]
West Bromwich-based Transervice Express Transport will upgrade to a larger depot by the end of the year, after taking on the customer base and some of the drivers of fellow The Pallet Network (TPN) member MWT.