Supermarket giant Tesco has appointed Andrew Woolfenden as its new UK distribution director, following the naming last week of former incumbent Alex Laffey as chief executive of Eddie Stobart. Woolfenden, who has already taken up his new job, has held numerous senior roles within Tesco, most recently an 11 month stint as retail director with responsibility for 200 stores in the south of the UK. He also worked as distribution director for fresh and frozen foods at the supermarket chain […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics will replace XPO Logistics as the logistics partner for Aggregate Industries’ Concrete Products division.
Eddie Stobart Logistics has successfully completed its transformation into a stand-alone business after the acquisition of a 51% stake in the operator by private equity firm DouglasBay Capital on 10 April 2014, according to its parent company.
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.