Despite walking away from contracts and uncertain container volumes, Wincanton’s half year results recorded a 52% jump in pre-tax profit. Motortransport.co.uk talks to CEO Adrian Colman. The figures for the six months ended 30 September this year showed pre-tax profit of £19.6m, compared to £12.9m for the same period in 2015. Adrian Colman said the increase was the result of an improved, profitable performance from Pullman, its fleet services arm, and capital from the sale of its Records Management business. […]
ADR Network MD, Andrew Waldron, claims a story published by The Mail On-Line is “misleading and largely unhelpful” in solving the long term LGV driver shortage.
More than 200 drivers and warehouse staff at white goods manufacturer Indesit UK could be about to walk out, after Unite members voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in a recent ballot.
The FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June).