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 […]
Palletways has worked quickly to fill a gap in its coverage left by Cambridgeshire operator Heathcliff Haulage, which went into administration in January.
Losses deepen at Currie Solutions in the face of Amazon cuts, “fierce” competition and driver shortages
Amazon’s drive to use “cheaper hauliers” combined with “fierce” competition, tight margins and the driver shortage have seen Currie Solutions’ pre-tax losses almost quadruple.
Turners’ MD said he has not changed his opinion about buying general haulier Jack Richards & Son, almost two years after snapping up the Norfolk family business.