City Link has ordered 85 new Lawrence David single-decker trailers in the second stage of its strategy to update 40% of its trailer fleet by the summer. The new single deckers, which comprise 80- curtainsiders and five box-vans, follow the recent addition of 86 double-deckers onto City Link’s night trucking fleet at the start of the year, and will be used on inter-urban deliveries. Both batches have been supplied on long-term contracts by hire firm Fraikin. City Link has opted […]
C Butt saw both its pre-tax and turnover crash in its most recent financial year, after the loss of three major contracts.
Bosses of Britain’s transport operators are optimistic about the prospects for their own companies over the coming year, despite being gloomy about the future of the economy. In the first Logistics Industry Confidence Index compiled by Analytiqa for Barclays Bank and professional services firm Grant Thornton, 88% of senior managers viewed current business conditions as either very or somewhat difficult. Over a quarter (26%) expected conditions to get worse in the next six months and almost half (24%) expect them […]