Profit margins continue to be held back by customers’ reluctance to increase rates, John G Russell (Transport) chief executive, logistics, Alan Poulton has warned. “Margins still remain challenging; getting the right price for the job still remains challenging,” he told Motortransport.co.uk. “We believe the market still isn’t paying the right price for the quality they want for the job. “Although we have a good story to tell about customers staying loyal, the transport margin, in particular, is very difficult to […]
ExxonMobil has produced the definitive guide to total cost of ownership (TCO), from how to calculate and measure it to the steps operators can take to reduce it, including the use of high performance lubricants. The guide is available as a free download and, to launch this invaluable aid to keeping a lid on costs, ExxonMobil in association with Motortransport.co.uk held a webinar on the subject of TCO. The expert panel included James Hookham, deputy chief executive of the FTA […]
XPO Logistics has renewed its contract with spirits company Maxxium UK.
Somerset’s Peter Green Haulage said a focus on fleet utilisation and reducing high fixed costs helped boost turnover by more than 10% last year, to £17m.