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, […]
The dispute between Eddie Stobart and Unite threatens to run and run, after the union rejected the operator’s latest improved redundancy offer. Harriet Eisner, regional officer at Unite, said her 180-driver members were angry that the new deal did not, in their opinion, go far enough. Unite had postponed a second wave of strike action ahead of last week’s (19 October) meeting, but warned this sanction was now back on the table. Eisner added: “Unite believes that there is no […]
Speedy Freight’s performance accelerated in the year that Eddie Stobart Logistics bought 50% of the express courier, new accounts show.
The conviction of 15 drivers based at Eddie Stobart’s Teesport depot for drivers’ hours and tachograph offences, has seen the company’s North Eastern O-licence cut by 140 vehicles for three-months.