Stobart Group is to use Carlisle-based SP Training to run an apprenticeship scheme and provide drivers for Stobart Energy – formerly Stobart Biomass. SP Training will be responsible for apprentices obtaining HGV driving licences and will provide customer service and training for drivers. Stobart Group will then put successful apprentices through training specific to the biomass operation before pairing them up with experienced drivers already employed in the operation. Stobart Group head of human resources Joanna Secular-Hall said: “As the […]
Acumen Automotive Logistics has bought four new Rolfo Auriga Deluxe enclosed semi-trailers as part of its strategy to refresh its entire 15-strong enclosed transporter fleet.
The success story of the first half of the year, without doubt, is UK Mail. It simply, absolutely, will not stop, moving parcels with volumes up 25% in the first quarter year-on-year. If you had bought a share in the firm in January, it would have set you back 365p (giving the firm a market capitalisation of £199m). If you would buy one today it is 580p (giving UK Mail a market cap of £319m). That’s a share price rise […]
Trading in shares in Autologic will be suspended on 9 August as Stobart Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stobart Group, completes its acquisition of the firm. On 18 June Stobart made an offer of £12.4m- the equivalent of 20p per share – for the automotive logistics firm. Both parties had been in talks since 24 May. Stobart said at the time it wished to acquire Autologic as it could enter the automotive logistics sector in a market-leading position. It is […]