Tesco distribution director Alex Laffey is to take over as the new chief executive of Eddie Stobart Logistics. Laffey, who takes up the post on 5 May, has been at the helm of the whole of Tesco’s UK distribution operation, which delivers to over 3,000 stores and moves 50 million cases a week. He was recently named as one of the most influential people in the road transport sector in Motortransport.co.uk’s Power Players 2014. In his new role, Laffey will […]
Hoyer Petrolog has been awarded what is describes as a “significant development for the business” by way of a three-year contract with Esso to cover its UK delivery business for Tesco Express (Alliance).
Former Autologic chief executive Avril Palmer-Baunack has been appointed as deputy chief executive of Stobart Group. Palmer-Baunack also joins the board of directors at Stobart, which completed its acquisition of car transporter giant Autologic last month. Former deputy chief executive Richard Butcher becomes chief executive for Stobart’s property business At the same time William Stobart has re-joined the board of directors at the firm after he stepped down in March 2011. Rodney Baker-Bates, non-executive chairman of Stobart, said: ” With […]
DBAY Advisors offers to buy controlling stake in Eddie Stobart Logistics and inject £55m of financing
Private equity investor DBAY Advisors has offered to buy a controlling stake in Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL).