Eddie Stobart Logistics and Lomas Distribution have entered into a partnership whereby the Buxton-based powder and aggregates firm will provide training for the high-profile haulier’s drivers. Lomas MD Richard Lomas said the tie-up was prompted by Stobart’s move into the construction industry and his company’s expertise in this area. “I am good friends with Stobart and it bought some powder tanks and we have been training its drivers on them. It has moved into the construction industry with vehicle grab loads […]
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]
A dispute over the transfer of 87 Coventry-based Co-operative Food drivers to haulier Eddie Stobart looks set to be resolved after further negotiations.
Eddie Stobart has become the 100th partner of the Northern Powerhouse, which will see it work to boost skills, innovation and business in the North of England.