A five-point plan explaining how gridlock can be avoided at Dover with goods continuing to stream through ports after Brexit has been presented to the government, with a plea to keep “order at the border”. The queue-busting dossier calls for the new Thames Crossing and M20 lorry park to be taken forward at speed and upgrades to the M2 and A2 completed on time. The 50-page report, Ready on Day One, also urges an extension to the Le Touquet Treaty […]
More than 50 MPs are calling on the chancellor to cut fuel duty, warning that the haulage industry faces “severe damage” if fuel duty rises in line with RPI next April.
Hargreaves Services’ logistics division has felt the impact of Brexit, after a UK port delayed a £7m earthworks project in light of the EU referendum result.
Widnes-based tanker specialist Suttons was founded by Alf Sutton in 1926 and remains family-owned. The founder’s grandson John Sutton was appointed CEO of Suttons Group in 2013 and the Sutton family still form the majority of the Suttons Group board. Suttons Group has two operating divisions: Road Tankers, headed by MD Michael Cundy; and Suttons International, where Barry McNally is MD. Road Tankers turns over around £70m a year, with the business split roughly 55% chemicals, 35% gases and 10% […]