The UK MD of Hoyer Petrolog, the German bulk transport giant, has said that Britain is “experiencing very mixed general economic conditions and fragile confidence” after the company saw turnover and profit dip. Mark Binns, who also sits on the board at Hoyer GmbH as director of its Petrolog business, said: “In the UK, the fuels marketplace here continues to be a challenging and turbulent operating environment,” adding that there was stagnant customer demand. His comments come as Hoyer Petrolog’s […]
Turnover and pre-tax profit rose at Suttons Group’s UK activities in what was the final financial year overseen by former MD Andrew Palmer.
Haulage bosses from six fuel distribution firms are due to resume talks with the Unite union this morning (10 April) following the Easter weekend. Conciliation service Acas is leading the discussions, which kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and continued for two days, over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment conditions. Acas chief conciliator Peter Harwood says of the talks so far: “The discussions have been constructive, with the parties positively engaged and committed to the process.” If talks fail, […]
Hoyer UK MD Mark Binns has said he is “confident” this year will be better than last after the firm reported widening losses for the 12 months to the end of December.