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 […]
Pall-Ex has appointed marketing consultant Jean-Paul Benizri as its marketing director, to support it in its expansion on the Continent.
“Huge” damage caused by a Tesco lorry when it crashed into a railway bridge earlier this week has prompted a train operator to criticise HGV drivers for not taking enough care on the roads.
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has received a “highly preliminary expression of interest” from former boss Andrew Tinkler who ran the company for a decade until 2014. The move comes only days after ESL revealed it had received a separate takeover bid from one of its current shareholders, Dbay Advisors. Dbay bought 51% of the ESL business from Tinkler five years ago. It is understood Tinkler is interested in participating in a refinancing of ESL which could involve a takeover bid. […]