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Eddie Stobart is to build a 420,000 sq ft distribution centre at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal by summer 2015.

Eddie Stobart has acquired a 487,000 sq ft warehouse facility at Goresbrook in Dagenham.

Eddie Stobart is planning to take over the running of Tesco's regional distribution centre in Middlewich, Cheshire.

Eddie Stobart is to set up a 103,000 sq ft distribution centre at the Heywood Distribution Park in Manchester.

Eddie Stobart is to create up to 150 jobs when it starts making truck deliveries to the new Tesco distribution centre due to open in Goole in September.

Eddie Stobart is to be acquired by Westbury Property Fund in a £138m reverse takeover that will create a combined £250m transport and logistics group, and this will be followed by the £23m acquisition of Widnes-based rail freight operator O'Connor.

Eddie Stobart has ordered 500 new trucks from Scania of Sweden, in order to expand its haulage business and cut exhaust emissions, with delivery starting in March.

Eddie Stobart has unveiled proposals for the development of a £20m international transport hub and air freight business at Carlisle Airport.

Eddie Stobart has secured government grants worth £0.4m to transfer freight between Daventry and Glasgow from road to rail, as part of an arrangement with Tesco.

Eddie Stobart, the haulage company with about 1,500 staff, is to be acquired by WA Developments International of Appleby for undisclosed terms.

Eddie Stobart is relocating the headquarters of its trucking business from Carlisle to Warrington, in order to get closer to its customers.

Eddie Stobart is to rationalise its transport depots with the loss of 150 jobs, in order to improve profitability.

Eddie Stobart is to close its haulage depot in Avonmouth, with most of the 60 jobs being transferred to other sites in Bridgwater and Sharpness.

Eddie Stobart has shed 23 jobs at its Wakefield haulage business in order to transfer the accounts and payroll departments to the head office in Carlisle.

Eddie Stobart is planning to set up a distribution centre at the Wakefield 41 Industrial Estate, which will house more than 100 vehicles and employ 200 staff.

Eddie Stobart is opening two new distribution centres at the Daventry International Railfreight Terminal site, with the creation of about 200 jobs.

Eddie Stobart is considering plans to move 50% of its haulage operations abroad, in order to avoid tax increases.

Eddie Stobart, the road transport company, is planning to set up a £22m warehouse at Sherburn-in-Elmet near Leeds, with the creation of 250 jobs.

Eddie Stobart is expected to win a £20m government grant to help it set up a rail freight terminal in the Midlands, in a project that will create two new distribution centres, one in Glasgow and the other in either Birmingham or Daventry.

Eddie Stobart Ltd has bought the former Volvo bus factory near Workington, which it will use as a regional base.