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 […]
Stobart Group has sold its automotive after-sales division, Stobart Vehicle Services, to Paragon Group for an undisclosed sum. The division, which was part of Autologic prior to its purchase by Stobart in August 2012, provides car manufacturers and dealerships with services ranging from new car preparation to customisation. As part of the deal Paragon will take on former Autologic sites in Corby, Portbury, Doncaster and five manufacturer locations and said it would be “welcoming 500 new staff”. The division will […]
Stobart Group has sold a 51% stake in its transport division to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m. The move sees William Stobart become chief executive of the newly formed, and once again privately owned, Eddie Stobart Logistics.
Northampton-based Acumen Automotive Logistics has acquired Stobart Group’s enclosed car delivery operations for an undisclosed sum.