Elddis Transport is focusing on efficiency with new trucks and trailers in a bid to mitigate the effect of the rising price of fuel. The Consett-based operator will take delivery of 10 new Actros units in June from Bell Truck and Van, having already bolstered its fleet with 20 Euro-5 units. MD Nigel Cook told MT that while he welcomed the fact that the fuel duty rise was cancelled in the Budget, rather than deferred, he wants the government to […]
Suckling Transport said business had been “encouraging” last year, with profit and turnover up 49% and 43% respectively.
Ceva Logistics, which recently saw its long-running relationship with Crown Paints extended, has seen group profit fall after its contract logistics businesses was affected by Europe’s economic malaise. While revenue in the first half of the year was up 5.5% at €3.5bn (2011: €3.4bn), EBITDA slipped 10.5% to €136m (2011: €152) as a consequence, despite growth in the group’s ocean freight business. John Pattullo, chief executive of Ceva, says: “Transpacific volume and weakness in Southern Europe remain a concern. As […]