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 […]
Fowler Welch is on course to achieve a stronger set of financial figures this year than last, the chief executive of its parent company has told MT.co.uk. Dart Group’s Philip Meeson said despite tough prevailing economic conditions, Fowler Welch continues to grow its business and prove that its service levels are attractive to customers. “We’re gaining more business and we’re very satisfied with the progress that is being made and the support we get from our customers,” said Meeson. “The […]
Hargreaves Services has warned that its transport division’s operating profit may fall by £500,000 this year due a decline in the coal, steel and construction markets.