ARR Craib said that its customer retention has been excellent, despite the fall in the price of oil that led to a significant downturn among its core oil and gas customers resulting in a 9% fall in turnover in its most recent financial year. For the year-ending 31 March 2016 turnover at Aberdeen-based ARR Craib Transport fell to £43.39m, from £48.15m in the previous financial year, while pre-tax profit fell from £1.38m to £1.04m. In the annual report filed at […]
Pall-Ex has moved swiftly to ensure coverage continuity after St Albans-based member Bill Chippington Haulage ceased trading last week. (14 June).
As the economy struggles, UK pallet networks continue to record year-on-year growth. The UK’s pallet networks shifted more than 15.3 million pallets last year, a 7.3% rise on the number moved in 2010. Data from the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) shows that while the UK, and beyond, has endured recession, the networks have continued to outperform the economy. Eight of the nine UK networks are APN members, representing more than 650 hauliers, almost 30,000 vehicles and 13 million ft2 […]
Volvo claims its liquefied natural gas (LNG) FH and FM trucks are up to 25% more fuel efficient than conventional spark plug engines.