Eddie Stobart and AW Jenkinson Forestry Products have placed what Scania has described as its largest ever order in Europe: 2,000 trucks over two years. Beginning in March a mixture of G-series 4×2 sleeper cab tractor units and R-series 6×2 mid-lift and 6×2/4 twinsteer tractor units, all with Scania Highline cabs, will be supplied on 36-month contract hire agreements. The order also specifies 410hp and 450hp SCR-only Euro-6 engines. This is the fourth such deal between Scania and the joint-procurement […]
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Former Eddie Stobart chief Andrew Tinkler has confirmed his intention to bid for Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) just hours after Wincanton withdrew from the fray and is warning that a rival bid from DBAY Advisors is not in the interests of ESL shareholders.
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]