Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]
Operator Allport is marking its 50th anniversary this year by introducing a new corporate identity and livery to 380 vehicles across its fleet in the UK. Allport Cargo Services was adopted by subsidiaries and joint-venture partners in countries around the world last year, with the UK the final part of the operation to take up the new name. The redesign is part of a marketing push intended to strengthen its image within the retail market, where it works with the […]
Turnover at Boughey Distribution fell during the first half of its current financial year, despite winning a number of long-term contracts.
20) Michael O’Donoghue Title: executive vice president for the UK, Ireland and Nordics, Ceva Logistics After a painful and damaging refinancing and restructuring that saw several major customers move work away, Ceva Logistics is now back on the up.