Strike action set for next week at Eddie Stobart Logistics has been avoided, after the operator and union Unite held talks today (24 May). Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) Walkers Snacks Food contract had voted to strike over what it viewed as the operator’s failure to honour an existing industrial agreement. Staff at Walkers Snacks Food joined ESL via TUPE last year after the snack manufacturer outsourced its transport. The union has claimed that ESL has ignored the […]
John Hawksworth, previously with Premier Logistics, Birds Transport and AM Widdowson, has joined Eddie Stobart Logistics as general manager of its retail division.
Eddie Stobart Logistics’ growth continued at a gallop in the first six months to 31 May 2018, driven by a mix of acquisitions, new contract wins and retained business.
18) Alex Laffey Title: Chief executive officer, Eddie Stobart Logistics In April 2014 Stobart Group disposed of 51% of its 100% shareholding of the Stobart road transport business to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m. Christopher Walton