Harlequin Logistics has won a contract with Tate & Lyle Sugars to distribute stock from the manufacturer’s Silvertown, East London production site to warehouses across the UK. The five-haulier consortium said its flexibility to provide haulage capacity to match the peaks and troughs of the sugar business was a key factor in securing the deal. Although the vaule of the rolling-deal was not disclosed it is understood be in the region of seven figures. MD Paul Smith added: “Our five […]
Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has signed five new contracts so far this year, and expects to close 2013 with turnover in excess of £10m.
Two major business wins helped turnover at Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son increase by 13% last year.
A new report claims UK operators could make significant savings if they were allowed to add overlength vehicles to their fleets. A new study published last week suggested that allowing the use of ‘super’ semi-trailers could save the haulage industry £226m a year in reduced running costs. Such findings appear to strengthen the economic argument for the use of longer vehicles, but the study also puts forward a case for ‘super semis’ on safety and environmental grounds. The report, Impact […]