The days of cheap transport are over, says Downton


The boss of CM Downton has said customers need to be realistic about haulage rates as the economic recovery begins to lay bare capacity issues within road transport. “The days of cheap transport are over,” said CM Downton MD Andy Downton. Speaking to about the family-run firm’s latest financial results for the year ended 30 June 2013, Downton said the company had performed robustly in a challenging environment brought about by the recession forcing down rates. “Whilst we’ve renewed all […]