Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has received a “highly preliminary expression of interest” from former boss Andrew Tinkler who ran the company for a decade until 2014. The move comes only days after ESL revealed it had received a separate takeover bid from one of its current shareholders, Dbay Advisors. Dbay bought 51% of the ESL business from Tinkler five years ago. It is understood Tinkler is interested in participating in a refinancing of ESL which could involve a takeover bid. […]
Companies whose drivers hit bridges in their lorries will be hauled before the traffic commissioner and could face “exceptionally harsh” punishments, according to road transport solicitors.
UK parcel carrier Yodel has appointed Jayne James as director of international services.
Operators affected by the Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) are invited to attend a free half-day event, hosted by Motor Transport in partnership with the city council, to learn about the scheme’s progress and gain invaluable advice for keeping your fleet compliant.
Apprenticeships offer a golden opportunity, says Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes.
The UK’s largest independent freight forwarder, Europa Worldwide Group is ready to tackle the possibility of a No-Deal Brexit.
Electrical retailer AO is continuing to expand its logistics service after winning a deal with Aldi to provide large-item home deliveries.
XPO Logistics has clinched a deal with JD Sports to consolidate the retailer’s UK supply chain for its brand GO Outdoors.
Baxter Freight is on a recruitment drive as part of plans to grow its turnover from £18m to £30m by 2021.
Lorry drivers who are members of Unite have announced a protest at the Department for Transport at 2pm tomorrow (September 17) over growing fears that the government will weaken or suspend the rules governing lorry driving hours in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The existing driving regulations limit drivers to 56 hours of driving a week (including up to 10 hours a day). There are also strict rules on breaks and rest periods. However, the government has not denied […]