Eddie Stobart has opened its previously in-house training academy up to the whole transport industry. The operator opened its training facility at its Appleton HQ in 2015, where it’s been training its own employees in HGV driving, transport legislation, warehouse and operational training and management development. As of today (14 September) external operators are able to pay for their staff to be trained at the academy. Eddie Stobart said it had decided to open the facility up to the wider […]
Wincanton has released details of its deal to manage Britvic’s new 273,000sq ft Rugby facility, which went live recently.
Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) Walkers Snacks Food contract are to strike over the operator’s failure to honour an existing industrial agreement.
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 […]