The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has confirmed it is still investigating two further alleged infringements of competition law, as part of the investigation it began in 2010 into Mercedes-Benz UK and five of its commercial vehicle dealers. Last week the OFT revealed it had reached a settlement with Mercedes-Benz and four of its CV dealers – Blackburn-based Ciceley Commercials, Warrington-based Enza Motors, Liverpool-based Road Range and Bradford-based Northside Truck and Van – after they admitted infringing competition law. Mercedez-Benz, […]
Fowler Welch boosted revenue 6% to £152.4m for the year ended 31 March, with pre-tax profit up to £3.9m, from £2.6m the previous year. The FMCG specialist downsized its container division in the period, with the closure of its Felixstowe site. It now runs a smaller operation from its site in Alconbury, Cambridgshire that has seen an improvement in miles per truck. It has also reduced its number of tractor units. Performance was boosted at its 50,000 pallet ambient consolidation […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) achieved a major milestone in 2018 as it spent big on transforming itself into an end-to-end transport supplier with turnover, profit and debt surging as a consequence.