Operators should check the temperature of their bulk diesel deliveries, as hot fuel may be costing them as much as 1ppl, according to Neil Robertson, sales and marketing director at independent fuel supplier Prax Petroleum. Fuel volume is measured at a standard 15C, so if fuel is delivered at, say, 18C and then cools to 7C in the operator’s on-site bunker, the shrinkage could cost the customer £400 on a 36,000-litre load. “Fuel shrinks as it cools, so if an […]
Motor Transport’s owner Road Transport Media has revealed today (25 May) that it is acquiring Tip-ex, the UK’s only exhibition for the tipper and bulk transport sector. The annual trade show, held in Harrogate, attracts over 70 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors every year and is a major focal point for the construction and bulk transport sector. “Tip-ex serves an extremely important part of the UK road freight industry and we are delighted to have the opportunity to get involved with […]
Lloyd Fraser Holdings has said it is “broadly pleased” with its performance after reporting a rise in profit before tax of almost 60%.
The UK MD of Hoyer Petrolog, the German bulk transport giant, has said that Britain is “experiencing very mixed general economic conditions and fragile confidence” after the company saw turnover and profit dip.