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 […]
Retail logistics service provider Clipper Logistics has appointed Sean Hallows as its new operations director. Hallows, previously distribution director, Europe, at TK Maxx parent TJX Europe, is a former operations director at 3663 Foodservice and a former distribution director of Poundland.
Former Eddie Stobart chief Andrew Tinkler has confirmed his intention to bid for Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) just hours after Wincanton withdrew from the fray and is warning that a rival bid from DBAY Advisors is not in the interests of ESL shareholders.
Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) Walkers Snacks Food contract are to strike over the operator’s failure to honour an existing industrial agreement.