The MT basket of transport shares continues to have a little wobble in September, but it is worth keeping in mind just how much share values of transport firms have risen in the nine months of the year so far – pointing towards a more sustained recovery in the sector. In the past week Dart Group and NWF Group have been the biggest gainers: a 1.75p rise to 230.25 for Fowler Welch’s parent firm but a much more remarkable 12p […]
Suttons Group has appointed former Wincanton chief executive Graeme McFaull as its chairman of supply chain and logistics.
UK Mail has come under fire by MEP for the North East region Jude Kirton-Darling over claims the business forced drivers to take a pay cut and dismissed 20 drivers who refused to sign the new contract.
Heavy truck sales are expected to surge at least 10% in 2013 compared with this year as operators delay buying Euro-6 vehicles, which will replace Euro-5 in 2014. The predicted spike in Euro-5 sales in 2013 is expected to result in longer lead times for new trucks. One operator, Andrew Spence-Wolrich, general manager of bulk specialist Hargreaves Transport, has been told he must order Euro-5 trucks by March 2013 to be sure of getting them. Truck makers MT spoke to […]