Wincanton has signed a five-year contract extension with petroleum refiner Valero in a deal that will see it move more than two billion litres of fuel a year. The contract, which extended the already 20 year-old partnership between the two firms, also sees the operator take over the scheduling and planning of Valero deliveries, including taking and managing customer orders. Wincanton will run out of Valero’s network of UK terminals, providing routes for some 600 customer orders a day before […]
Jack Richards and Son boosted turnover by 14% and pre-tax profits by 7% in 2016, aided by stable fuel prices and an efficiency drive.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has backed Robert Halfon MP’s efforts to introduce legislation to provide a breakdown of the amount of tax paid on fuel receipts. Halfon, founder of the PetrolPromise.com campaign, will make his case for this transparency in the Houses of Commons on 16 October, under the ten-minute rule motion. FFUK supported Halfon’s recent appearance in the house, when he called on the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to investigate the UK oil sector. Quentin Willson, national spokesman for FairFuelUK, […]
Penrith-based AW Jenkinson is expected to shave £700,000 off its fuel bill after putting drivers through a CPC course in fuel efficient driving techniques. One tipper driver is saving the company £156 a week alone after it approached Focale Training and asked it to design a course for 280 fleet drivers. The wood processing and green waste reclamation firm took advantage of the Driver CPC to save money on its fuel bill and drive home the message of efficient driving. […]