Eddie Stobart has spoken of its delight in being involved in the start of a new five-year distribution model with Tarmac, which has commenced this month. The change, revealed by MT in July, has seen a regional distribution model introduced across Tarmac’s cement and lime division. It comes 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. Partners servicing the regional format […]
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]
Stobart Group’s plans to partially divest its transport business, creating a new private company Eddie Stobart Logistics, has received the backing of shareholders at a general meeting today.
Abbey Logistics Group is to roll out Microlise software across its fleet of 350 trucks, replacing the three separate systems it has been using to date.