A majority of respondents in the transport and logistics sector believe competition has intensified in the past year, according to research from Menzies. As part of a research study of more than 1,000 SMEs, 30 road transport companies were quizzed on the current and future challenges that they face. Key findings were: 83% of SME owners in the transport and logistics sector say the rules of doing business have changed significantly in the past year (more than the cross-industry average […]
RHA research has revealed that the long-predicted driver shortage is now severely affecting operators as they gear up for the Christmas peak.
Tarmac has confirmed it is in consultation with staff, following media reports suggesting it intends to relocate its headquarters from Wolverhampton to Solihull as part of its joint-venture with Lafarge. The firms are looking to combine their UK activities in the cement, aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete (RMX) sectors to find further efficiencies in a tough environment. According to reports, the closure of Tarmac’s Ettingshall, Wolverhampton, headquarters and the opening of a new base in Solihul is one of the […]
The 2016 edition of the Overview of the UK Commercial Vehicle Industry report, produced on behalf of Texaco Lubricants, is now available to download for free.