Load exchange service provider Transport Exchange Group has seen a 20% increase in annual transactions, mainly driven by growth in the number of hauliers and freight forwarders using its Haulage Exchange service. Last year it handled more than 462,000 transactions as operators looked to reduce costs, empty running, and the impact of the rising price of fuel. Compared to 2012, it also saw a 12% rise in the number of active users to over 5,000 across its Haulage Exchange and […]
Hermes has disputed claims that it pays its couriers less than the minimum wage, after an investigation by The Guardian suggested some of the carrier’s self-employed workers earn as little as £5.50 an hour.
The monthly update on freight traffic flows around the UK from Transport Exchange Group shows that in October 2015 movements from Scotland to London/SE of England were up 18% compared with October 2014, while flow from London/SE to the Midlands were up 13%. “export” from the SW to the Midlands were down 17% on last year. These figures are based on 5.9m member load miles for October and corrected for the overall Transport Exchange annual growth rate of 21%. Looking at […]
Pall-Ex Group has taken on a new business development manager as part of a drive to grow Fortec’s corporate client base.