Operators are calling for action against a rise in clients demanding extended credit terms, MT has learnt. Operators report some clients demand credit terms of up to 120 days, while others try to lock prospective suppliers into agreeing 60-day credit terms as a condition of com-pleting electronic tenders. Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon told MT the problem is on the rise. “We’re having issues with major clients that are extending or requesting credit terms as long as 90 days. They’re […]
TNT Express is still processing parcels manually nearly a month after it was hit by a worldwide cyber attack, and has predicted it may not be able to recover the data lost in the incident.
The road transport industry battled on against the ‘beast from the east’ and Storm Emma this week, but many operators have been left counting the cost.
An operator has urged the industry to fight the increase in business rates after discovering he will face a £28,000 hike.