Tarmac is implementing a regional distribution model for its cement and lime division, which will see Eddie Stobart, Abbey Logistics and Pollock (Scotrans) join its lineup of haulage providers, MT can reveal. After more than six years operating a national distribution model handled by the construction material supplier’s own fleet, with support from Wincanton, Proctors Transport and Lomas Distribution, it will switch to a regional setup. Tarmac’s own fleet will still handle around 50% of bulk cement and 20% of […]
Anoop Kang is to become the new chief financial officer (CFO) at Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) from 1 April, the operator announced today (15 February).
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 […]
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 […]