Eddie Stobart supports national effort to combat Covid-19
By Talent in Logistics Journal-
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, #our-group">Eddie Stobart has continued to support a functioning supply chain for crucial items. As a key industry operator, Eddie Stobart is making over 40,000 deliveries each week for some of the UK’s leading grocery retailers and food processing suppliers making sure essential food supplies still reach those in need.
In addition, to support NHS Charities Together, Eddie Stobart has branded one of its trailers with a rainbow and the NHS logo. All revenue that the truck earns over the next three months will be donated to NHS Charities Together.
The haulier is also supporting the NHS frontline through its collaboration with Tesco. It has branded four trailers in support of the NHS.
William Stobart, Executive Chairman at Eddie Stobart, said: “The last few weeks for every industry has been turbulent and challenging. Eddie Stobart is at the forefront of the supply chain making over 40,000 deliveries each week for some of the UK’s leading grocery retailers and food processing suppliers. This has only been possible by the sheer professionalism of our key workers, drivers, management and our back-office support colleagues, all of whom help keep the nation moving. We are all extremely proud to support the NHS through these unprecedented times. ”
Jack Leight, the driver of the NHS trailer said: “I’m hugely proud and privileged to be asked to pull the rainbow trailer, which clearly shows our appreciation for the NHS, and those on the front line. ”
Eddie Stobart operates over 2,500 trucks in the UK and Europe, as well as six trains running through the week. With this fleet, the 50-year-old operator delivers 40,000 truckloads per week and over 90,000 full pallets through The Pallet Network per week. Eddie Stobart also employs over 8,000 people.
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