There is an “industrial logic” to Wincanton merging with Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL), Wincanton’s new chief executive James Wroath told analysts at the launch of the group’s latest half-year results. Unveiling figures until 30 September, Wroath said there was a synergy between Wincanton and ESL, particularly in the transport services arena. He added: “There is an industrial logic to us being combined with Eddie Stobart Logistics and that is particularly evident in the transport side of things where Stobart has […]
Union Unite has written to Marks & Spencer to demand urgent talks with the retailer over its ongoing distribution network restructuring.
Eddie Stobart Logistics has seen its push around manufacturing, industrial and bulk (MIB) pay off handsomely, with the segment now its biggest turnover contributor, the firm said today (10 April).
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.