C Butt is seeing an “important turnaround” in its fortunes this year after winning new business and expanding existing partnerships, according to joint MD Jonathan Butt.
Pre-tax profit almost halved at Fred Sherwood and Sons (Transport) last year, largely due to depreciation charges on asset values, fuel price rises and the falling value of sterling.
Yusen Logistics UK has upgraded its fleet in a move aimed at reducing emissions, improving driver safety and boosting customer service levels.
Tipper bodybuilder Thompsons (UK) has appointed Sheri Gibbons as its new business development manager for South East England.
Wincanton is putting safety first in its latest fleet upgrade with the addition of 100 Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units.
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.
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.
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.