As 2014 draws to a close, MT.co.uk looks back at the stories you wanted to read. There were shocks, surprises and startling revalations galore in the road transport industry, but what were the ten stories that attracted the most attention? Here’s a clue: Seafield, Stobart and shortages dominated… 1) Lomas Distribution takes on collapsed Seafield’s Winsford site Richard Lomas, MD of Lomas Distribution, voiced his delight at being able to secure the Winsford-based warehousing business of collapsed haulier Seafield Logistics […]
Eddie Stobart labels Aggregate Industries’ decision to chop it as regrettable; as independents come to the fore
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has labelled the premature end of its Concrete Products Division contract with Aggregate Industries (AI) as “regrettable” in a letter to affected staff.
Willenhall-based express delivery firm Aspray24 has attributed a fall in profitability last year to the introduction of the Driver CPC and driver shortages.
Last week the MT Tracker took a break as it was judging the MT Awards – but what a difference a week makes. Rentokil finally sold City Link, to investment house Better Capital. This does make a big difference to the MT Tracker as Rentokil’s size, in comparison to every other listed transport firm, was distorting the results of the Tracker. Excluding Rentokil gives us a much truer picture of investor sentiment in the sector.