SDC Trailers has inked a major deal with Eddie Stobart for 240 new trailers. The £6.8m order is SDC Trailers’ first major contract win since its acquisition by CIMC Vehicles, the China-based global trailer manufacturer in June this year. The company will deliver 50 gooseneck skeletal trailers and 25 extendable skeletal trailers for Eddie Stobart’s port logistics, 125 curtainsiders for retail operations and 40 brick and block trailers for the operator’s aggregate division. It follows the delivery of 50 box trailers […]
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.
Speedy Freight’s performance accelerated in the year that Eddie Stobart Logistics bought 50% of the express courier, new accounts show.
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]