Shown here are two of five new 6×2 Actros 2545 tractive units with BigSpace cabs supplied recently by Mercedes-Benz dealer City West Commercials to ADMP Group company, DJB Haulage. The trucks, delivered during March, join a 40-strong fleet and will work out of DJB Haulage’s new two-acre depot on Southampton’s Marchwood Industrial Estate pulling 20ft and 40ft skeletal trailers at 44 tonnes GVW for shipping lines and freight forwarders. Andy Tuck, group transport manager for ADMP Group, which incorporates Willmotts Transport […]
Fakenham, Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son has reported a 56% rise in pre-tax profit, and £2.3m rise in turnover, for the year ending 31 May 2012. The firm said the increase was down to a number of factors, including a slight hardening in rates, successful efforts to improve fuel consumption, a fortuitously-timed Christmas break and a number of new contracts that helped cut empty running. Turnover at the vehicle operator rose almost 9% during the year, from £25.6m to […]
Wincanton’s commercial vehicle maintenance division, Pullman Fleet Services, has performed well in the first quarter of the current financial year, its parent has said.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has received more than 15,000 signatures of support in the past day backing its call for an investigation into the UK fuel market. FFUK wants the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to take the issue on, after a report commissioned for G20 finance ministers warned oil traders may have been artificially inflating wholesale prices. It also wants the financial regulators to look at whether traders and speculators have, in the style of the banks and the Libor rate, […]