Wincanton has become the first haulier to move containers off the quay at London Gateway, despite the port not officially being open for business. The 10,000 TEU ship ZIM Rotterdam docked at Britain’s newest container port last week, even though it is not scheduled to be fully operational until November. The ship had deviated last-minute from a scheduled call at Felixstowe. Wincanton said that as a result it was forced to devise new routes and delivery schedules as a result […]
Operators’ fears of a driver-shortage-fuelled capacity crisis this Christmas have been backed up by new research revealed today by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
The promise of a solid first half in its financial year did little to improve investor confidence in Stobart Group – because investors were already ahead of the curve. On 17 April it was trading at a year low of 76.5pence per share. Today its at its year high of 109.5p – proving that investors have faith in the direction Andrew Tinkler is taking the company.