The price of fuel has little effect on the profitability of logistics companies and isn’t the primary cause of failures in the industry, the Motor Transport Directors’ Club was told last month. Speaker John Manners-Bell, chief executive of Transport Intelligence, told the gathering of the most senior people in road transport that there was a high correlation between freight rate increases and fuel price increases – meaning that operators were being successful in passing high costs on to customers. “This […]
Elddis Transport is focusing on efficiency with new trucks and trailers in a bid to mitigate the effect of the rising price of fuel.
MP Robert Halfon’s fuel price transparency bill has been killed off, having failed to make its passage through parliament in time.
Heywood, Lancashire logistics firm Yearsley Group has begun taking delivery of the first of 26 new trucks and 50 new trailers being added to the fleet to cope with additional business.