Eddie Stobart Logistics has purchased The Pallet Network (TPN) for £52.8m. The operator confirmed today (28 June) that it had entered into an agreement to acquire the share capital of the pallet network, which comprises 106 regional hauliers (members) on a cash and debt-free basis. It has done this, in part, via a £30m share placing with institutional investors (see finacing the deal below for more). Eddie Stobart Logistics signaled its intention to investors earlier this month. Alex Laffey, CEO […]
The dispute between Eddie Stobart and Unite threatens to run and run, after the union rejected the operator’s latest improved redundancy offer. Harriet Eisner, regional officer at Unite, said her 180-driver members were angry that the new deal did not, in their opinion, go far enough. Unite had postponed a second wave of strike action ahead of last week’s (19 October) meeting, but warned this sanction was now back on the table. Eisner added: “Unite believes that there is no […]
Palletline subsidiary Palletline Logistics has acquired the pallet distribution and warehousing elements of Palletline member Ningbo Palletised Distribution.
Work is underway on the construction of Eddie Stobart’s new, two-unit campus at Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (Prologis RFI DIRFT), with cladding now being installed on the buildings.