Jonen Shipping has moved from Palletline to Eddie Stobart owned TPN. A Palletline member since 2007, the haulier said it decided to review its options following territory changes at its former network. Jonen Shipping, which has a depot in Essex and office in Leicester, has been running for TPN since December. “There were only three networks we would even consider, but TPN was clearly the best fit for us,” said Jonen Shipping director John Hodges. “We have worked with TPN […]
Growth in the oil services sector, investment in its Palletline business and improved vehicle utilisation helped Scottish haulier ARR Craib boost turnover and profit in the 12 months ending 31 March. Turnover rose 8.9% to £38.9m, while pre-tax profit was 56% higher, climbing from £873,117 to £1.36m. ARR Craib attributed the profit rise to a cost control programme, which incorporated driver training and a vehicle telematics and tracking system over the course of the year. It also invested £3m in […]
Cross-channel disruption and the migrant crisis, combined with bad debts arising from the steel crisis, saw Laser Transport International suffer a tough second half in 2015.
Eddie Stobart is facing a third strike by its drivers based at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. Although the operator and Unite had been in talks via Acas in a bid to resolve the long-running jobs dispute, efforts to find a way forward have failed. The 183 drivers, of which 180 are Unite members, have now rejected an improved redundancy offer from Eddie Stobart, and announced they will commence continuous strike action from the 6 December. The union believes this will be […]