Eddie Stobart Logistics subsidiary O’Connor Container Transport is set for further integration into the group after racking up a loss of £800,000. The loss, which the firm attributed to its strategy to turn the regional business into a national player, is laid bare in the company’s results for the year to 30 November 2016. The Widnes-based container haulage and storage business reported that despite turnover remaining stable at £23.1m (2015: £23m) profit plunged by 171% year-on-year from £1.1m in 2015 […]
Leicester-based packaged chemicals logistics provider HW Coates Holdings has described its financial performance in the year to 31 December 2012 as “satisfactory” – despite raising its profit before tax by 34% over the previous year.
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 […]
Aggregate Industries and Eddie Stobart Logistics partnership brought to abrupt halt; Wincanton to take over the work
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) is to be replaced by Wincanton as logistics partner for Aggregate Industries’ Concrete Products division just over two years into a five-year contract, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.