Eddie Stobart Logistics has won business with an annual value of £100m in the first six months of its trading year, the operator said in a trading update today (28 June). Recent high profile contract wins have included taking Cemex and Britvic from Wincanton. The news came as it revealed a deal to buy The Pallet Network for £53m. The operator has also seen group revenue surge 25% year on year in the first six months to 31 May 2018 […]
Stobart Group has taken delivery of two Iveco Ecostralis units as part of a three-year trial. The vehicles’ performance will be monitored in upcoming months as the pair operate from its depot in Carlisle. The trucks, named Sophie and Lynda Dawn, are expecting to remain in the fleet for three years running some 160,000km a year. Stobart’s fleet comprises of over 2,250 tractor units, preominantly Scania and Volvo but in April the firm took delivery of 18 Mercedes-Benz Actros units […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics – set to float on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) next week 25 April – has conditionally agreed to acquire multi-channel retail logistics management group iForce for £45m.
The Co-operative Food Group has once again reassured its HGV drivers that there are no plans to outsource the remainder of its operation, after the planned transfer of staff in the West Midlands to Eddie Stobart is complete.