Eddie Stobart has won a new deal with PepsiCo, taking over an operation previously run in-house. Stobart will be managing PepsiCo’s ambient transport operations across England and Wales, from the existing DC in Birchwood, near its Warrington HQ. The contract has resulted in more than 300 PepsiCo transport operation employees transferring to Eddie Stobart as of 1 July. David Pickering, COO at Eddie Stobart, said: “We’re delighted to have been awarded this contract to support PepsiCo’s transport operation. “Through this […]
Wincanton has said it doesn’t expect to be affected by the dispute between union Unite and Argos over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers despite managing the majority of the retailer’s transport operation.
Culina Group has announced an agreement to take over GreenWhiteStar Acquisitions as of today (1 July 2021).
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]