Eddie Stobart has added two new sector directors to its operations team in order to improve its customer service offering. Antony Leighton has been appointed sector director of manufacturing and industrial and bulk and Nick Winder is the Sector director for retail. Leighton joins with 22 years experience in transport and logistics, while Winder has 19 years experience in retail logistics. David Pickering, COO of Eddie Stobart, said: “Both Tony and Nick bring an enormous amount of knowledge and experience […]
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 […]
More than 700 Co-operative Food Group drivers are being balloted for industrial action over a plan to transfer around 50 drivers in the Midlands to haulier Eddie Stobart this April.
Operators attending Multimodal next week are urged to head over to Think Logistics’ stand, 622, to find out how they can get involved with promoting the sector to young people and assist with the launch of a series of logistics-themed Career Academies later this year.