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 […]
With an improving economy and subsequent pressure for operators to improve pay, it’s been a year of hard negotiation for many, and in some cases road transport businesses and even the DVSA have had to contend with industrial action including strikes. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at a year of disputes.
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 […]
Eddie Stobart and AW Jenkinson Forestry Products have placed what Scania has described as its largest ever order in Europe: 2,000 trucks over two years.