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 […]
Clugston Distribution Services’ diversification strategy paid dividends last year, with the firm’s focus on expanding its market presence in fuels, bulk foods, ash powders and intermodal work throughout 2013, contributing to its robust financial performance.
Wincanton has won a £60m, three-year milk distribution renewal with Dairy Crest, which will extend the firms’ partnership to 21 years of working together. The deal will see the logistics giant collecting milk from more than 600 farms across southern England and Wales and transporting it, via a 100-strong fleet, to four Dairy Crest dairies. Mike Sheldon, milk procurement director at Dairy Crest, says Wincanton was chosen to continue as delivery partner due to its commitment to providing continuous efficiencies […]
Strike action set for next week at Eddie Stobart Logistics has been avoided, after the operator and union Unite held talks today (24 May).