Suckling Transport secured a five-year contract renewal and revealed it’s new boss will be Jesus Ciria. The firm was bought by Italian fuel transport firm Silvio Bertani Group for an undisclosed sum in May. Ciria, a Spaniard with long experience in tanker operations, will succeed Peter Larner. Larner will retire after 40 years at Suckling Transport at the end of this month. The operator has also won a five-year contract renewal with Phillips 66 to provide fuel distribution services to Jet […]
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After more than 40 years in the industry, Peter Larner retires from his role as MD of Essex tanker operator Suckling Transport on 31 October. He tells the history of his world in five objects to Steve Hobson.
The bosses of Abbey Logistics Group and Suckling Transport are disappointed that their efforts to promote the industry with a Love Logistics livery on their vehicles haven’t been embraced by other operators. Six months after the Love Logistics liveries were introduced, inspired by former Labour spin-doctor Alastair Campbell’s suggestion at an MT Directors’ Club meeting that trucks were the perfect moving billboards to promote the industry, no other operators have followed suit. James Hookham, MD of policy and communications at […]