William Stobart is set to return to Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) if equity firm DBAY Advisors succeeds in its bid to buy the troubled haulier. Stobart’s initial task will be to lead the board in ensuring ESL deliver a “strong performance” over the peak Black Friday and Christmas period. Rival bidder Andrew Tinkler, former chief executive at Eddie Stobart, is also lining up heavyweight support for his competing £75m offer for the company. Tinkler is reported to have been in […]
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Following the themes of recent weeks the big winner in the Motor Transport tracker is Hargreaves Group – even if the performance of its transport group is slightly off target.
Wincanton has signed a three-year contract to provide a full multi-channel service to pet store group Jollyes.