Fowler Welch has reported a broadly static half-yearly revenue for the period ended 30 September, achieving £78.1m (2013:£78.2m), with its operating margin also holding firm at 2.7% (2013:2.7%). The company said overall operating profit fell 11% to £1.6m (2013: £1.8m) as a result of expected start-up losses at a new joint venture in Teynham, Kent, which launched in May, storing, ripening and packing stone-fruit and exotic and organic fruits. However, it added that margins were encouraging in this business, with […]
Leicester City Council has scrapped plans for a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) that would have seen non-Euro-6 trucks and buses charged £50 a day to enter the area.
West-Yorkshire haulier Bedfords has taken delivery of 39 Euro-6 Iveco Stralis Hi-Way units, which are set to be joined by seven 18-tonne, and one 7.5 tonne, Eurocargo trucks.