Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has hit back at Wincanton’s claims this week that it has withdrawn its interest in bidding for the company due to a lack of financial information, insisting it gave Wincanton “extensive due diligence commensurate with its status as a strategic competitor”. Wincanton withdrew its interest in bidding for ESL yesterday (25 November), citing concerns about ESL’s “financial performance and ongoing liquidity”. In a Stock Exchange announcement, Wincanton said it had not received “full disclosure of the information […]
Operators delivering to B&Q and Screwfix DCs are being called to account by customers as a result of fines.
More than 180 drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Tesco DC in Doncaster are set to strike for 48 hours next week following last month’s vote in favour of industrial action. The strike will run from early Tuesday morning (9 October) and will disrupt supplies to Tesco stores in the Yorkshire and Humber region, said Unite. The action, which more than 90% of staff voted for, follows a move by Stobart to issue termination notices to 183 drivers on 5 September after […]
Bibby Distribution has appointed former Wincanton director of transport for the UK and Ireland, Nick Graham, as divisional director. Graham has over 25 years of experience in the logistics industry and is a member of the FTA’s National Council. CEO Iain Speak says: “Nick has a proven track record in leading efficient operations, managing acquisitions and supporting implementation programmes. This experience is invaluable, and Nick’s skillset and industry knowledge certainly compliment our business ambitions.” His responsibilities at Wincanton included maximising […]