The two-way battle for control of Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has taken another twist after former CEO Andrew Tinkler (pictured) promised to inject a further £10m of equity into the troubled haulier if his bid is successful. The move would see Tinkler’s overall offer rise to £80m, in part to repay debts which are understood to have spiralled to an “unsustainable” £200m. In a statement, TVFB (3) Limited, a company controlled by Tinkler, also revealed it has bought a 6.5% […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) may be forced to seek a new injection of capital to ease investor concerns over mounting debts, an equity analyst has told motortransport.co.uk
With an improving economy and subsequent pressure for operators to improve pay, it’s been a year of hard negotiation for many, and in some cases road transport businesses and even the DVSA have had to contend with industrial action including strikes. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at a year of disputes.
Tesco has been drawn into the Eddie Stobart Doncaster row as drivers at the DC prepare to start a third wave of strike action tomorrow (6 December). The supermarket chain, which runs the DC’s warehousing but outsourced the transport operation with 183 drivers to Eddie Stobart in August, has made a point of not commenting on the jobs row until now. However, after Unite last week rejected the latest offer from Eddie Stobart, a spokeswoman for the chain said: “We […]