Eddie Stobart saw its e-commerce turnover more than double last year after it began eight new contracts off the back of its iForce acquisition. Stobart bought the logistics management business for £45m last year, with £37m cash from its AIM flotation and five million ordinary shares in Eddie Stobart Logistics to a selling shareholder at iForce. Group turnover grew by 12% to £618m during the year. The operator’s e-commerce sales for the period ended 30 November 2017 totalled £103m (2016: […]
Eddie Stobart is rolling out Microlise systems across its fleet of more then 2,000 vehicles, after a “detailed evaluation” of the new system against its predecessor.
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]
Wincanton has published details of its Britvic contract win, revealed by Motortransport.co.uk last month.