Eddie Stobart CEO Alex Laffey is mulling a rebrand of the logistics firm’s 2,500 strong fleet, which could even see the iconic name disappear from Britain’s roads. The review has been triggered by Eddie Stobart’s need to renew its brand-use agreement with former parent group Stobart Group, which holds a 12.5% interest in the company as well as the brand rights under an agreement that ends in 2020. Eddie Stobart can still use the brand at a cost of £3m […]
Welcome to the 2018 Motor Transport Power Players, the editorial team’s take on who will be the key influencers – including some of those who are up and coming in the industry rather than the established names – on the transport and logistics industry this year.
The MT basket of transport shares continues to have a little wobble in September, but it is worth keeping in mind just how much share values of transport firms have risen in the nine months of the year so far – pointing towards a more sustained recovery in the sector.
Stobart Group says its transport and distribution division Eddie Stobart has experienced “mixed fortunes” since March. In the past four months Eddie Stobart says its ambient transport and warehousing operations have been performing well and is “witnessing more new business opportunities than in previous years”. However, it warns that the restructure of its chilled operations, whilst progressing, has resulted in some further costs. In the past six months its chilled operations, with the closure of its Corby and Alcester distribution […]