Richard Preston, who co-founded haulage firm Prestons of Potto with his wife Anne, has died, aged 81. He started the business, now run by son and MD David, in 1957 as a successor to his father’s threshing contractor business, which was set up in 1936. Richard, who along with Anne remained chairman at the firm, died on 30 December after a short battle with leukaemia. Anne, who was awarded an MBE, told local media that her husband was an amazing […]
Prestons of Potto was back in the black in 2013, according to its recently published accounts.
One of the most influential commercial vehicle engineers of his generation, Roger Denniss (pictured right), has passed away at the age of 84.
Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has signed five new contracts so far this year, and expects to close 2013 with turnover in excess of £10m.