Haulier Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has resubmitted controversial plans to build a major DC on Green Belt land opposite its headquarters at Appleton Thorn, near Warrington. The proposal for the 193,569sq ft DC was rejected by Warrington Borough Council in November last year after councillors raised concerns about the “unrelenting” flow of traffic the DC would create in the area and the “overwhelming” size of the development. ESL was also accused of showing “utter contempt” for the local community by […]
Stobart Group says it has seen no significant improvement in its transport business’s fortunes, since it warned of tough trading conditions at the end of June. In a pre-close statement the company, which has just announced it will be increasing its hybrid truck fleet, says the UK recession is dampening growth within transport. While the majority of the Eddie Stobart transport business has progressed well, the restructuring of the chilled business alongside bad simmer weather has resulted in losses. Stobart, […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics has purchased The Pallet Network (TPN) for £52.8m.
Eddie Stobart Logistics management made it difficult for KPMG to obtain “sufficient audit evidence” as it tried to compile the company’s annual accounts, which prompted the accountancy firm to resign as its auditor.