The EU Transport Council has welcomed plans to dramatically extend the number of alternative fuel stations around Europe. In a debate on 11 March attended by UK secretary of state for transport, Patrick McLoughlin, ministers broadly welcomed the initiative. The initiative, which was put forward by the European Commission in January, involves an ambitious plan to ensure the build-up of alternative fuel stations including those for liquefied and compressed natural gas (LNG/CNG) and electric vehicle charging points across Europe. Under […]
North Lincolnshire-based Clugston Distribution Services has revealed it will expand both its fleet and its workforce with a £1.5m investment in new tractors and trailers this year.
An innovative petroleum tanker from the German manufacturer Schrader has entered service with Hoyer Petrolog UK.
Expansion into international distribution should add around £1m a year in turnover this year, Manchester-based operator AK Worthington (AKW) has predicted. Having started daily services to nine overseas countries with weekly services to eight more, contributed to a 5.9% rise in the year to 30 June 2012 in annual turnover to £10.66m (2011: £10.06m) AKW’s turnover in the year was also boosted by passing more business through haulage consortium Partnerlink, which it is a shareholder in. Although AKW’s profit before […]