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 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 […]
Stobart Group has made a “solid” start to its financial year despite a cold and wet June followed by the July heat wave causing volatility in its retail distribution business.
Eddie Stobart Logistics has seen its group turnover surge by more than a third thanks to a shopping spree that has seen it buy iForce, half of Speedy Freight and The Pallet Network (TPN).