Eddie Stobart has added two new sector directors to its operations team in order to improve its customer service offering.

Antony Leighton has been appointed sector director of manufacturing and industrial and bulk and Nick Winder is the Sector director for retail.

Leighton joins with 22 years experience in transport and logistics, while Winder has 19 years experience in retail logistics.

David Pickering, COO of Eddie Stobart, said: “Both Tony and Nick bring an enormous amount of knowledge and experience to the business and will play a key part in building our client base in the MIB and retail sectors.

"Their appointments will not only help us to develop the services we provide to our customers, but ultimately, support our business growth and investment activities into expanding markets.”

By Frank Saunders