Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) is preparing to make redundancies across the group, motortransport.co.uk has learnt, with sources claiming around 100 jobs are at risk. The company confirmed this week that redundancies are on the cards but declined to say how many jobs are under review. In a statement ESL said: “Like many other businesses, we are dealing with unprecedented circumstances due to the Covid-19 pandemic. “Across some areas of our business, we have engaged with our colleagues who are at […]
Online grocer Ocado is continuing to suffer from the fire which destroyed its Andover depot last year, reporting a pre-tax loss of £214.5m for 2019.
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) men at the centre of a probe into Driver CPC training activities have had their bail extended yet again. The seven men include general secretary Bob Monks, national officer Mel Thornton and regional officers Lee Pimbley and Mike Billingham. They were originally arrested on 15 February on suspicion of fraud by false representation. They have had their bail extended until December. It is now the third extention. As part of the operation a warrant […]
Pollock (Scotrans) said enhanced customer relationships and new contracts helped it increase turnover by 4% last year.