Eddie Stobart has opened a second training academy after the facility it opened to the public last year was met with high demand. Stobart opened its formerly in-house academy in Appleton to all last September to meet demand from customers and “safeguard the flexibility and agility of our industry”, according to CEO Alex Laffey – recently revealed as one of our Power Players. The new academy in Crick, Northamptonshire, will have a dedicated staff of instructors providing training in driving, […]
DBAY Advisors has been granted a fifth extension to its deadline to make a bid for Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL).
Eddie Stobart is facing a third strike by its drivers based at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. Although the operator and Unite had been in talks via Acas in a bid to resolve the long-running jobs dispute, efforts to find a way forward have failed. The 183 drivers, of which 180 are Unite members, have now rejected an improved redundancy offer from Eddie Stobart, and announced they will commence continuous strike action from the 6 December. The union believes this will be […]
Tesco has been drawn into the Eddie Stobart Doncaster row as drivers at the DC prepare to start a third wave of strike action tomorrow (6 December). The supermarket chain, which runs the DC’s warehousing but outsourced the transport operation with 183 drivers to Eddie Stobart in August, has made a point of not commenting on the jobs row until now. However, after Unite last week rejected the latest offer from Eddie Stobart, a spokeswoman for the chain said: “We […]