Steve Porter Transport enjoyed a busy summer, with a jump in drop-trailer movements during the period. The Isle of Wight haulier, which runs a drop-trailer service from Southampton to the island making use of Red Funnel ferries, saw drop-trailer movements increase by almost a quarter from the 13 January to 13 August to reach 9,885. This was an increase of 1,947 trailer movements from 7,938 in the corresponding period a year ago. Steve Porter Transport MD, Malcolm Gibson, said: “We […]
Steve Porter Transport Group has recruited Condor Logistics’ business development manager to oversee its strategic partnership with Meachers Global Logistics. Julian Pedler has joined the partnership in a role that is jointly funded by Steve Porter Transport and Meachers, with an eye to developing other off-shore markets such as the Channel Islands. The partnership itself was revealed in October, and sees the Isle of Wight haulier co-operating with Southampton’s Meachers on the delivery of inbound and outbound freight the island […]
UK Mail saw its highest ever daily volumes across its parcels and mail divisions in March, the firm reported in its pre-close trading update today (9 April), but would not reveal the actual numbers.
Expect Distribution has blamed a fall in profit on its loss-making two-man delivery service, which ceased operating in May last year, but said that new deals in its contract logistics business will get it back on track.