Commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management specialist Prohire has appointed David Barlow as its new group commercial director. Barlow has previously worked for as Hill Hire, Transamerica Leasing and Trailerent in a career spanning more than three decades. He will be responsible for Prohire’s new vehicle procurement and all aspects of the company’s supply chain management through to contract implementation. To avoid confusion with Prohire’s chairman and CEO – who is also called David Barlow – David will be […]
Fakenham, Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son has reported a 56% rise in pre-tax profit, and £2.3m rise in turnover, for the year ending 31 May 2012. The firm said the increase was down to a number of factors, including a slight hardening in rates, successful efforts to improve fuel consumption, a fortuitously-timed Christmas break and a number of new contracts that helped cut empty running. Turnover at the vehicle operator rose almost 9% during the year, from £25.6m to […]
Wincanton has won two new five-year contracts with well-known breakfast brand The Weetabix Food Company to provide transport, warehousing and co-packing.