An inquiry is to be held by MPs in the Transport Select Committee into local decision-making on transport expenditure. Among the key issues to be looked at are: whether the government’s proposal to devolve decision-making on transport expenditure to a local level makes sense; whether local bodies like local authorities really have the capacity to assess, prioritise and deliver local transport schemes; how major transport schemes that cross local authority boundaries will be dealt with; and how local authorities might […]
The price of fuel has little effect on the profitability of logistics companies and isn’t the primary cause of failures in the industry, the Motor Transport Directors’ Club was told last month.
“We’ve had to right-size the business” – Simon Hobbs on a challenging first 10 months as Kinaxia chief executive
When Simon Hobbs says his induction as new Kinaxia boss wasn’t what he expected it sounds like the understatement of the year. Within weeks of taking the reins back in late January, the Covid crisis saw volumes across the group slump by 35% and cash quickly begin to drain.