Stobart deal saves 1,300 jobs at Innovate Logistics

ABOUT 1,300 jobs have been safeguarded at a chilled goods distributor after the firm was bought out of administration by haulage giant Stobart Group, it was announced today.

Stobart - the Cumbrian owner of the famous haulier Eddie Stobart - has taken on Innovate Logistics' chilled operation from BDO Stoy Hayward.

The deal - for an undisclosed sum - is set to boost Stobart's workforce to more than 5,300 people, giving it an enlarged fleet of more than 1,800 trucks and 3,200 trailers.


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