Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business – formerly Autologic – has been sold to BCA Marketplace, an automotive support services company best known for consumer brand Webuyanycar.com. BCA Marketplace was bought earlier this year by an investment vehicle formed by Avril Palmer-Baunack- the former chairwoman of Stobart and chief executive of Autologic. BCA Marketplace told investors today that, on 25 August, the group completed the acquisition of Eddie Stobart’s UK automotive logistics business. The acquired business operates approximately 450 vehicle transporters […]
Eddie Stobart CEO Alex Laffey is mulling a rebrand of the logistics firm’s 2,500 strong fleet, which could even see the iconic name disappear from Britain’s roads.
Parcel carriers FedEx, Royal Mail and DHL have been named among the top 20 Business Superbrands in the annual Superbrands list.
Stobart Group has been granted permission for a 374,000 ft² distribution centre as part of its approved planning application to re-develop Carlisle Airport. Andrew Tinkler, Stobart Group chief executive, says: “The freight distribution centre will allow Eddie Stobart to attract new clients while providing the rental income required to develop Carlisle Airport and commence passenger operations.” Stobart bought the airport and associated land in 2009 and has been involved in a long-running battle with local residents to develop the site […]