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 […]
Think Logistics will be hosting a stand at this year’s Multimodal event, to garner support from previously untapped areas of the logistics sector attending the three-day event.
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 […]
A road transport lawyer has warned that a case that saw Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services, a division of Eddie Stobart Logistics, pay compensation to 21 drivers for alleged breaches to their weekly rest periods could have an effect on decisions made in the UK.