Matthew Kibble Transport (MKT) has purchased Kent-based operator Shakespeare Transport for an undisclosed sum. STL will keep its own identity as part of the deal, but will adopt a new livery in the Matthew Kibble colours of red and white. Its MD Nicholas Verrall will remain in the role for at least a year. Longer-term he plans to retire. MKT’s MD Matthew Kibble said that while the two companies have different operational priorities – Shakespeare Transport does a lot of […]
A committed customer base and varied operations helped Kent-based R Swain & Sons grow both turnover and pre-tax profit last year.
Fixing the current road maintenance backlog will take local authorities 12 years based on today’s budgets, the Asphalt Industry Alliance has warned.