Road haulage rates have risen only fractionally in the last two years, provisional figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown. According to the ONS’s latest Services Producer Price Indices, which record changes in the prices received for particular business services in the UK, road freight transport rates at the end of Q3 were up 0.57% compared to those at the end of Q3 last year and just 0.38% above those at the end of Q3 2012. Negligible […]
Langdons has taken on two more trailers from Gray & Adams to boost its urban delivery operations in cities in Scotland. The trailers are equipped with Anteo tuck-under tail-lifts, Whiting roller shutter doors and the latest Thermo-King Spectrum fridge units to cope with urban deliveries. The tractor units can also operate on overnight trunk routes using standard length trailers, resulting in greater operational efficiency.
Bibby Supply Chain Services (previous Bibby Distibution Services) slipped back into the red before it sold its training arm System Group at the turn of the year.
NWF Group, parent of Boughey Distribution, has recruited Brendon Banner as its new group finance director. Banner, who will take up his role in early November, is currently group finance director at steel engineering and fabrication group William Hare. He replaces Jonathan Ford, who is leaving NWF at the end of September to take up the role of chief financial officer at HomeServe. Earlier this month NWF reported that Boughey Distribution has seen turnover fall by £2.2m after the loss […]