Essex-based haulier Simarco increased its workforce by a fifth last year, ahead of its aquistion of freight forwarder IFB in April. The increase brings the total number of staff employed directly by Simarco up to 130 having recruited employees at three of its five sites – Manchester, Barton and Witham – in the last year. Chairman Simon Reed said: “Ours has not been a policy of taking people on for the sake of it. We have been very targeted and […]
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has called for a greater focus on the role played by claims management companies (CMCs) in so-called ‘crash-for-cash’ incidents, in which accidents with innocent parties – often LGV drivers – are engineered in order to make a fraudulent motor insurance claim.
CitySprint is recruiting 1,000 additional couriers for this year’s Christmas period to support its growing ecommerce and food delivery sectors.
Simarco has been granted authorised economic operator (AEO) status, after seeing an increase in import and export volumes this year.