Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has labelled the premature end of its Concrete Products Division contract with Aggregate Industries (AI) as “regrettable” in a letter to affected staff. Last month motortransport.co.uk revealed that Aggregate Industries had ended its partnership with the haulier just over two years into a five-year deal and appointed Wincanton in its place. ESL had been moving finished products from the Bradstone, Charcon and Masterblock product ranges for AI from 14 UK sites, having replaced previous incumbent XPO […]
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]
ACS&T has announced a 10-year deal with Ticco Foods, which will see it run a new 1,500-pallet temperature-controlled distribution centre at Colnbrook in Berkshire and to take over operation of Ticco’s 12-strong van delivery fleet.
The FTA met with the Treasury last Thursday (5 February) to discuss the real effect the plummeting cost of oil was having on the freight transport sector.