Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has extended its reach in the bulk sector after clinching a five year deal with Lallemand Biofuels and Distilled Spirits (LBDS). The contract with LBDS begins this month (2 June) and will see ESL deliver logistics support for the LBDS bulk cream yeast business for the UK’s distilled spirits industry. LBDS will use ESL’s specialist food grade tankers which have temperature maintaining insulation. The vehicles will also use telematics technology to help distribute bulk cream yeast […]
Stobart Group and A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products have struck a second joint procurement deal with Scania to take delivery of a combined 1,000 trucks over the next two years. Between March 2012 and December 2013 Stobart and A.W. Jenkinson will take a mixture of R-series and G-series models. The first 300 will enter service this year with 700 more entering both fleets ahead of the introduction of Euro-6 on 31 December 2013. The deal replicates one struck in January 2010, […]
MT Top 100 company Seafield Logistics has been placed into administration.
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]