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 […]
Stobart Group has taken delivery of two Iveco Ecostralis units as part of a three-year trial. The vehicles’ performance will be monitored in upcoming months as the pair operate from its depot in Carlisle. The trucks, named Sophie and Lynda Dawn, are expecting to remain in the fleet for three years running some 160,000km a year. Stobart’s fleet comprises of over 2,250 tractor units, preominantly Scania and Volvo but in April the firm took delivery of 18 Mercedes-Benz Actros units […]
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Soft drinks manufacturer Britvic is switching its entire UK transport requirement back to Eddie Stobart, just over a year after signing up Wincanton to deliver as part of a five-year deal, MT can reveal.