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 […]
Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has signed five new contracts so far this year, and expects to close 2013 with turnover in excess of £10m.
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.