Eddie Stobart has relaunched its Training Academy and Driving School, offering would-be new HGV drivers finance to help fund their licence acquisition and a guaranteed interview with Britain’s best-known haulier. The company had an impressive display at Truckfest Northwest, both to recruit already qualified drivers and promote the opening of its well-respected academy – run by former Stobart driver Chris Grice – to non-Stobart drivers. The centre is located at Eddie Stobart’s head office in Appleton near Warrington and is […]
Stobart Group has been granted permission for a 374,000 ft² distribution centre as part of its approved planning application to re-develop Carlisle Airport. Andrew Tinkler, Stobart Group chief executive, says: “The freight distribution centre will allow Eddie Stobart to attract new clients while providing the rental income required to develop Carlisle Airport and commence passenger operations.” Stobart bought the airport and associated land in 2009 and has been involved in a long-running battle with local residents to develop the site […]
Tesco distribution director Alex Laffey is to take over as the new chief executive of Eddie Stobart Logistics.
Co-operative Group writes to its drivers to deny that it plans to outsource its entire transport operation
The Co-operative Group has written to all of its 1,000 drivers this week to reassure them the group has no plans to outsource its remaining transport operations.