Bibby Distribution has welcomed former employee Dean Jones back to the business in the newly created role of sector director. Jones spent 20 years with the group as a divisional general manager, before he left to work as a business director at DHL Supply Chain and operations director at Eddie Stobart. In the new role Jones will be responsible for growing Bibby’s specialist consumer and retail branches. He said that he sees “huge potential” in these divisions of the business […]
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]
Tesco has re-awarded the contract to run its UK distribution centre (DC) transport operations to Eddie Stobart.
Stobart Group says it has seen no significant improvement in its transport business’s fortunes, since it warned of tough trading conditions at the end of June. In a pre-close statement the company, which has just announced it will be increasing its hybrid truck fleet, says the UK recession is dampening growth within transport. While the majority of the Eddie Stobart transport business has progressed well, the restructuring of the chilled business alongside bad simmer weather has resulted in losses. Stobart, […]