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 […]
CM Downton walked away with the big prize of the night – the Haulier of the Year trophy – in front of a sell-out audience of 1,500 at last night’s Motor Transport Awards (13 June). Delighted directors of the family firm Andrew, Richard and John Downton, collected the trophy from co-host Sean Lock. The Moreton Valance, Gloucestershire-based firm has achieved the remarkable feat of boosting turnover and doubling operating profit since the credit crunch struck in 2008 – a performance […]
Eddie Stobart has become the 100th partner of the Northern Powerhouse, which will see it work to boost skills, innovation and business in the North of England.
Eddie Stobart Logistics’ growth continued at a gallop in the first six months to 31 May 2018, driven by a mix of acquisitions, new contract wins and retained business.