Speedy Freight, the Eddie Stobart subsidiary that provides urgent transport, is opening a franchise branch covering South Wales and its major cities, including Cardiff, Newport and Swansea.
General manager Ceryn Hopkins, said: “We are offering a cost-effective service for customers who need things doing fast. South Wales is a manufacturing hot spot and our services come into their own when unexpected issues arise. From delivering essential building materials to just-in-time parts to keep production lines running, we can put a plan in place in minutes to get ingredients and parts where they need to be.”
It is recruiting up to 40 owner drivers – mostly of vans, to its preferred driver group.