Eddie Stobart Logistics’ plans to build a £75m national distribution centre on green belt land at Appleton Thorn has won the backing of Warrington Borough Council but local councils opposed to the scheme are calling on the Secretary of State to veto the decision. The haulier’s application for the DC, which includes 600,000sq ft of warehousing and a 30,000sq ft office, won the backing of the borough council last month. However a group of six local parish councils in the […]
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]
Britvic has ended its distribution contract with Eddie Stobart, and Wincanton is understood to be handling movements from 1 April.
UPS is to build a £120m package sorting and delivery facility at DP World’s London Gateway.