Stobart Group has completed a sale and leaseback of its DC at Carlisle Airport for £16.9m. The group has owned the airport since 2009, and its in-house engineering team Stobart Rail completed the build on the DC last September. The 96,012m² site was bought by real estate investor Gramercy Europe, which has signed a 20 year lease with Eddie Stobart Logistics. Stobart will operate in 79,248m² of the facility, providing storage space for two of its long-term distribution contracts. The […]
All 68 drivers at United Biscuits have now successfully completed their final 7.5 hours of Driver CPC training. Bill Hooton, national transport controller at United Biscuits, says he is “delighted and proud” that all drivers have completed their CPCs. “We are committed to ongoing annual training and recognise the benefits, as it helps focus and maintain high standards in safety and operation performance,” he explains. “Our training gets great feedback from the drivers and they help contribute to the training […]
Eddie Stobart saw turnover and earnings grow in the first six months of its financial year, but the cost of refinancing, its stock market listing and the end of an Irish retail contract resulted in a pre-tax loss.