Trading at the transport operations at Welch’s Transport this year is “progressing well” after a “reasonable performance” in 2012, according to MD Jim Welch. Despite the contribution of road haulage and warehousing activities at Welch’s Transport falling slightly from £8.8m in 2011 to £8.6m in the 12 months ending 31 December 2012 Welch told Motortransport.co.uk that the division “traded consistently profitably, and ahead of 2011”. Last year it relocated its Cambridge transport depot – which saw it release its existing […]
Lloyd Fraser Group has placed a 55-truck order with rental firm Ryder following a major 3PL contract win with an undisclosed fashion retailer. The order comprises 45 rigids – 16 Daf LF 7.5-tonners and 29 CF 18-tonne box trucks – which will be used on multi-drop delivery work, as well as 10 Renault Premium 44-tonne tractor units, which will be used on overnight trunking runs to the company’s five hubs. Ryder won the contract following a competitive tender, and Lloyd […]
Airfreight specialist Saints Transport saw both turnover and profit rise in 2013, despite what it described as a “challenging year” for its sector.
Knights of Old has fitted eight new MAN TGLs with additional nearside windows to improve drivers’ vision on the road.