More than 700 Co-operative Food drivers are preparing to take strike action against the retailer’s proposal to transfer 87 Coventry-based drivers to Eddie Stobart. A ballot today of 700-plus drivers at the Co-operative saw support for industrial action with 77% voting in favour of strike action and 84% voting for industrial action short of a strike. Unite, which organised the ballot said the vote gave the union a “strong mandate” from members to fight the transfer. National officer for retail […]
A road transport lawyer has warned that a case that saw Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services, a division of Eddie Stobart Logistics, pay compensation to 21 drivers for alleged breaches to their weekly rest periods could have an effect on decisions made in the UK.
The Co-operative Group is expanding its back haul operation in a move that will save thousands of road miles and see 34,000 tonnes of food shop waste diverted from landfill.
DBAY Advisors offers to buy controlling stake in Eddie Stobart Logistics and inject £55m of financing
Private equity investor DBAY Advisors has offered to buy a controlling stake in Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL).