18) Alex Laffey Title: Chief executive officer, Eddie Stobart Logistics In April 2014 Stobart Group disposed of 51% of its 100% shareholding of the Stobart road transport business to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m. At the time William Stobart was the chief executive, but a year after the deal he stepped up to the role of executive chairman, leaving some very high-profile and big boots to fill. Thankfully Alex Laffey, formerly UK distribution […]
Kuehne+Nagel said 2020 was a year of two halves, with a weak first semester followed by a strong second resulting in a group net turnover of CHF 20.4bn (£15.8bn).
2015 saw some shocks in the market; FedEx bidding for TNT Express; XPO Logistics buying Norbert Dentressangle and BCA Marketplace buying Eddie Stobart’s automotive business. But they weren’t the only acquisitions in a year packed with M&A activity. We take a look at some of the deals that changed the industry.
Strike action set for next week at Eddie Stobart Logistics has been avoided, after the operator and union Unite held talks today (24 May).