Food distribution specialist Fowler Welch has spent £2m on a major refurbishment of its temperature controlled depot in Spalding, fuelled by a growth in business which saw the company boost turnover by 13% last year.
Jesse Norman remains minister for road freight at the DfT, as the line up of ministers and their responsibilities was finalised after Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle.
The House of Commons Transport Committee has renewed its call for longer and more frequent emergency refuge areas on all-lane running (ALR) schemes, after an AA survey revealed more than a fifth of drivers rate ALR motorways as dangerous.
Suttons Group has purchased 800 new baffle isotanks in a £10m deal to boost its ability to move a wider range of liquids and fluids.
Increased volumes at Tuffnells Parcels Express and Pass My Parcel failed to offset falling newspaper and magazine sales in a recent trading update from Connect Group, which saw its turnover take a hit.
Moody Logistics is spending half a million pounds to boost productivity at its base in Cramlington, Northumberland.
The road freight sector put in a steady end of year performance in 2017, with sales, employment and wages up while the company failure rate fell.
Aberdeen-based ARR Craib Transport saw off difficult conditions in its key oil and gas sectors last year, helped by several major wins in the construction and fast moving consumer goods markets.
Carillion’s bankers have launched a £225m fund to help subcontractors and suppliers hit by the construction and outsourcing giant’s collapse.
Alex Laffey was 25 years with Tesco before becoming CEO of Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) in May 2015 in preparation for floating the business of the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange in April 2017.