The latest episode of the Motor Transport Podcast (MTP) is available for download now. In this week’s broadcast, Christopher Walton, Emma Shone and Ashleigh Wight discuss the effect the closure of the Forth Road Bridge is set to have on the haulage industry, with the RHA predicting huge industry-wide costs. The team also talk about the parts of the country facing the highest number of PG9s, and analyse the fallout of BCA’s Stobart Automotive aquisition. Download this small yet succulent […]
The FTA has welcomed the government’s decision to slash the cost of using the Severn Bridges but said it should have gone further.
Eddie Stobart and AW Jenkinson Forest Products will add 1,500 Euro-6 Scanias to their fleets as part of a renewed joint procurement agreement.
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]