Groupe Charles André-owned Simon Gibson Transport has escaped with a formal warning from deputy traffic commissioner (TC) Tony Secular after drivers at the firm were found to be in breach of drivers’ hours rules. Secular said he was satisfied that steps had been taken at the bulk powder tanker operator to change a culture among some of its drivers to record breaks, instead of other work, when they were actually loading and unloading their vehicles in a bid to get […]
Simon Gibson Transport saw its pre-tax profit almost halve in 2016 after “heavily” investing in upgrading its fleet during a year of “more difficult” trading conditions.
There are no immediate plans to phase out the Simon Gibson Transport name, new owner Groupe Charles André (GCA) has said.
Simon Gibson Transport enjoyed what it described as an “excellent trading year” in 2015, shortly before it was sold to GCA Europe SA.