The introduction of peak-time charges as part of the Port of Felixstowe’s vehicle booking system (VBS) has been described as unacceptable by container hauliers. The port has started charging hauliers £1.50 per booking for access between 12pm and 5pm but has suspended proposals to introduce the charge between 5am and 7am. In a letter to operators, Port of Felixstowe commercial director Paul Wallace said: “For all UK major ports there is a significant daily cost to support the yard resource […]
Elite Transport Services has filed a proposal for a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) with Manchester County Court, ahead of a creditors meeting on Friday (8 February).
Felixstowe-based haulier James Kemball’s investment in additional fleet appears to have paid off with a 9% rise in turnover and 32% jump in pre-tax profit.
Malcolm Logistics unveiled its 50ft container at Multimodal yesterday (30 April), one of 40 that the company plans to introduce to both its road and rail operations.