Wholesale fuels supplier Greenergy has revealed it is planning to bring more of its haulage operations in-house after an initial insourcing operation a year ago proved successful. The nationwide petrol and diesel supplier, which first decided to start running its own transport operations in April 2012 and initially employed 59 drivers for its 44 tonne GVW Flexigrid and Greenergy haulage fleets, told Motortransport.co.uk that the move had “gone well” and generated “a favourable response” from customers. A spokeswoman for […]
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
Leicester-based Widdowson is reinforcing its 125-strong fleet with 21 new Iveco Stralis Hi-Ways.
FairFuelUK is calling on operators to lobby their MPs to attend a parliamentary inquiry that will look at alternative ways of reducing emissions without the need for ultra-low emission zones (ULEZ) and fuel taxes.