Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has signed five new contracts so far this year, and expects to close 2013 with turnover in excess of £10m. The consortium was launched in 2011 and comprises of Currie European Transport, Jack Richards & Son; John Raymond Transport, R Swain and Sons and Prestons of Potto – all of whom hold a 12% holding in the business. Harlequin MD Paul Smith holds the remaining 40%. Customers signed with Harlequin now include Kimberly Clark, Unilever and […]
Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has injected some snap, crackle and pop into its five members after revealing that its first contract has been signed with Kellogg’s. Harlequin will deliver some 15,000 Kellogg’s loads per year from the cereal manufacturers depot in Manchester to retailers’ RDCs, wholesalers and cash and carry outlets nationwide. Founder Paul Smith told MT earlier this month (6 Feb) that it was also set to start work on a second, as yet undisclosed, contract, this month with […]
Jack Richards & Son is tackling the driver shortage head on and offering category C drivers in Cheshire the opportunity to gain their C+E licence at weekends.
Jack Richards & Son has left Palletways and joined rival network Palletline.