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 […]
Eddie Stobart is facing a third strike by its drivers based at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. Although the operator and Unite had been in talks via Acas in a bid to resolve the long-running jobs dispute, efforts to find a way forward have failed. The 183 drivers, of which 180 are Unite members, have now rejected an improved redundancy offer from Eddie Stobart, and announced they will commence continuous strike action from the 6 December. The union believes this will be […]
BCA Marketplace, which owns WeBuyAnyCar.com, paid £16m in cash for Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business when it purchased it earlier this year.
This year, 3PLs have won millions in new and renewed business from retailers, manufacturers and service providers in the UK and beyond; some more business than others. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look at 2013’s top contract wins.