Today, there are about 2,200 Eddie Stobart trucks on the road and the firm's official fan club boasts no fewer than 25,000 members.

Edward Pears Stobart, better known as Eddie Stobart, is a British businessman who started an agriculture business in the late 1940s. This became Eddie Stobart Ltd in 1970, expanded to a haulage company during the 1970s with the help of his late son Edward Stobart who gradually took over the running of the company

The Company was established in 1975, and continued growth and expansion led to the Company moving to a purpose built site at Brickfield lane in 1992. L.E Jones have at the new site over 60,000 square feet of warehousing, bespoke workshop facilities catering for its own and third party vehicle maintenance requirements, state of the art drive through vehicle wash, and a Public weighbridge.