Suckling Transport secured a five-year contract renewal and revealed it’s new boss will be Jesus Ciria. The firm was bought by Italian fuel transport firm Silvio Bertani Group for an undisclosed sum in May. Ciria, a Spaniard with long experience in tanker operations, will succeed Peter Larner. Larner will retire after 40 years at Suckling Transport at the end of this month. The operator has also won a five-year contract renewal with Phillips 66 to provide fuel distribution services to Jet […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) is demanding the creation of an independent watchdog to monitor pricing and transparency at the pumps, amid warnings that the cost of fuel could hit £1.43/44 for diesel.
Fair Fuel UK has renewed its call for the government to cut fuel duty to spur the struggling economy, after the Bank of England slashed its UK growth forecast for 2012 to close to zero. Quentin Wilson, national spokesman for FairFuelUK, says: “Growth is paralysed so it’s time the government looked at cutting fuel duty to stimulate activity. If we spend less on fuel tax, we’ll spend more on other things.” Wilson argues fuel duty is one of the last […]
The decision by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) not to investigate the £47bn UK oil sector is simply a side-show, and the need to tackle the punishingly high rate of fuel duty remains paramount, campaigners have said.