Events logistics firms are coping well with the prolonged wet summer, claiming the miserable weather is just “par for the course”. EST senior manager Del Roll says: “Big outdoor stadium events usually throw in a rain date, it’s almost standard procedure, so the weather doesn’t stop us. We do the transport for most of the major acts that are touring; we’ve got Madonna and Bruce Springsteen coming up next.” Chris Redburn, chairman and MD of Redburn Transfer, admits that the […]
Matthew Kibble Transport (MKT) has taken delivery of its first Shakespeare Transport branded vehicles, following its acquisition of the company in March.
Backload rates are so bad that some operators are wondering if they’re worth taking. Is the era of backloads coming to an end? It certainly sounds like it for some operators, judging by comments MT has heard recently. The issue, of course, is that the rates being handed out for many backloads simply aren’t high enough for the job to be worth taking. It’s a long-standing problem voiced most recently by Matthew Kibble, MD of Lancashire-based Matthew Kibble Transport, who […]