It’s well known that the Armed Forces provide you with the opportunity to learn a wide range of invaluable skills and expertise as part of an elite group, and many of these skills are absolutely crucial within the civilian world.

Like the Armed Forces, commitment, discipline, integrity, loyalty and respect are all highly valued at Eddie Stobart. Much of our success comes from our ability to work as one large, high performance team, just like in the British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force or Royal Marines. We actively encourage applications from service leavers, so if you’re looking for the next step in your career, contact us today to find out more.

DCPC training is carried out in-house at our unique training academy. Read more about DCPC training.

Below: Driver trainers and ex-military men Chris Grice and Matt Ekins


Chris, the driver training manager at Eddie Stobart in Appleton served full time from 1987 - 98 and in the reserves from 1998 - 2006. During that time he served in the first gulf war from 1990 - 91, a tour with the UN in Bosnia, a NATO tour of duty in the former Yugoslavia, two tours of Iraq, an emergency tour of the Falklands and a tour of Germany. 

Matt, one of our driver trainers in Appleton, served from 1994 - 2000 in the Royal Logistic Corps. During that time he served in Germany, Bosnia and Kosovo. 

MOD Corporate Covenant

We have always held a strong relationship with the Ministry of Defence and the signing of our Corporate Covenant has further reinforced our commitment to working with and providing support to the Armed Forces. You can read our Corporate Covenant here.

Employer Recognition Scheme

Eddie Stobart has been formally recognised as a Silver Award holder under the government’s Employer Recognition Scheme for supporting the Reserve Forces. The launch of the scheme followed a commitment made in July 2013 to champion the value of publicly recognising employer support for reservists.

Career Transition Partnership

The CTP is a dedicated partnership between the Ministry of Defence and Right Management Ltd; part of ManpowerGroup. To date, the CTP has assisted over 180,000 service leavers with career moves into the civilian world - we work closely with the CTP to provide a range of resettlement opportunities for those leaving the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force.