The MD of Currie European has warned that customer rates must increase in 2014, to keep pace with the growing cost of running a haulage business. It comes as the Dumfries-based haulier saw a fall in pre-tax profit for the year ending 31 December 2012 to £336,667, from £657,562 in the previous financial year, despite a rise in turnover to £46.6m, from £46.3m in 2011. Stephen Turner, MD at Currie European, told Motortransport.co.uk: “We continue to trade satisfactorily so far […]
Richard Preston, who co-founded haulage firm Prestons of Potto with his wife Anne, has died, aged 81.
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) is preparing to make redundancies across the group, motortransport.co.uk has learnt, with sources claiming around 100 jobs are at risk.
The logistics sector defied the economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit with a fall in company failures in the third quarter of the year, according to a new report.