Some haulage contractors should be charging over four times the rate they are currently being paid, a prominent costs expert has warned. Brian Fish, MD of logistics and transport consultancy DFF International – who compiles the RHA’s annual cost tables and previously ran family haulage firm Joseph Fish & Sons – has approached MT.co.uk with calculations showing rates per mile that vary, subject to route, from £2.13 to £4.47. Looking at three different daily routes of 100, 200 and 280 […]
UK Mail’s forced move to new premises has had a disastrous short-term impact on the business with full-year profit now expected to be half that achieved last year, the company warned today.
Bulk logistics service provider Van den Bosch has acquired Tankspeed Logistics in Newport, bolstering its work in the intermodal transport of dry bulk products.
Events haulier Stagefreight has bagged itself a ‘Road Freight Operator of the Year’ gong at Logistics UK’s annual awards, after pivoting into different sectors during the pandemic.