“It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster start,” James Wroath laughs, as he begins describing his first five months as chief executive of Wincanton. Most notably, of course, he immediately threw himself into the battle for control of Eddie Stobart Logistics, whose shares were suspended on his fourth day in the job. But he’s quick to deny claims that his interest in ESL might have been more of an intelligence gathering exercise than a serious takeover bid. “Absolutely not,” he […]
The Swain Group has purchased Derby-based Jeffrey’s Haulage for an undisclosed sum.
Looking at this week’s share prices it is easy to pick out Hargreaves as the best performing company in road transport. And you wouldn’t be far wrong, if you’re measuring it over the past four weeks. The upturn is pretty stark. But it doesn’t tell the whole story…
Unite is to ballot staff at Morrisons over the supermarket group’s decision to outsource three northern transport hubs and vehicle maintenance operations to Wincanton.