John Hawksworth, previously with Premier Logistics, Birds Transport and AM Widdowson, has joined Eddie Stobart Logistics as general manager of its retail division. Hawksworth left his role as group general manager at Premier Logistics after nearly three years with the Leicestershire-based firm in June. He has worked at a series of hauliers including the now defunct Birds Transport and Logistics, where he was a director and general manager for close to a year and a half ending in August 2015. […]
Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business – formerly Autologic – has been sold to BCA Marketplace, an automotive support services company best known for consumer brand Webuyanycar.com. BCA Marketplace was bought earlier this year by an investment vehicle formed by Avril Palmer-Baunack- the former chairwoman of Stobart and chief executive of Autologic.
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.
Eddie Stobart Logistics subsidiary O’Connor Container Transport is set for further integration into the group after racking up a loss of £800,000.