A new web portal that aims to marry up tanker operators with suitable loads is to be launched this summer by transport management consultancy Lateu Logistics. The loadsfortankers.com site will provide a low-cost, pay-as-you-go service for vehicle operators with free registration and will cover all tanker cargos including fuels, lubricants, powders, pellets and food products, said loadfortankers.com operations manager Helen Lewis. Load consignors advertising on the site will pay one of four fixed fees between £20 and £70 (depending […]
FairFuel UK (FFUK) and its supporters will hold a rall outside the London HQ of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) on Monday (15 July) as the campaign group renews calls for a fair and transparent investigation into oil pricing.
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 […]
The RHA and motorway service area (MSA) operator Moto have welcomed the prime minister’s plans to force service stations to display fuel prices on motorway signs, but the Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) believes it will push prices up.