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 […]
Two MT Top 100 operators have warned that a double whammy of the continuing driver shortage and falling fuel prices could make 2016 a challenging year for the contract logistics sector.
The British crew of the 1990 World Dragon Boat Championships is reuniting to raise funds for Teesside Hospice in memory of former team mate David Preston of Prestons of Potto, who died in March.
Jack Richards & Sons has extended and expanded its contract with charcoal firm Big K Products for a further three years. Martin Zuill, transport operations manager at Big K, says: “Jack Richards [has] more than proved its logistics capability. So much so, that we’ve decided to award them with the contract to distribute our pallet network products throughout the UK.” Jack Richards is a member of Palletways. Dominic Purslow, Jack Richards & Son depot principal, adds: “We’re delighted to be […]