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, […]
Drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have voted for strike action, in response to the operator’s announcement last week that it would be making them redundant. Unite says more than 150 drivers, from a total of 183, voted for strike action at the site that was previously part of Tesco’s distribution network. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional office, said: “Unite is still in talks with Eddie Stobart, but the management remains intransigent that it wants to get rid of the drivers. […]
Eddie Stobart and AW Jenkinson Forest Products will add 1,500 Euro-6 Scanias to their fleets as part of a renewed joint procurement agreement.