Lack of innovation thwarting operators' push for better rates


 

New research suggests operators’ expectations of growth this year could be hamstrung by a lack of innovation within the road transport sector.The latest UK Logistics Confidence Index, conducted by Analytiqa, for Barclays and Grant Thornton reveals that more than half of respondents (53%) expect profits to increase in the next six months. Rob Riddleston, head of transport and logistics at Barclays Commercial Bank, said this optimism about profitability could have more to do with firms deciding to turn down unprofitable […]