The UK MD of Gefco has said that the 3PL will be more profitable in the future, as it has made moves to strengthen its offering both inside, and outside, of the automotive logistics market. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk at Multimodal, Tristan Balayn admitted the company’s profitability “was not great” following the economic downturn, but said it’s back on track and ready to take on new challenges. He said: “We know where we are going now. We are confident about our […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) is preparing it’s strongest argument yet as to why the government should stop raising fuel duty and actually lower it instead. An economic modelling study, funded by FFUK backer RHA, has been carried out by the National Institute of Economics and Social Research, and is predicted to reveal further duty rises will be “devastating for the economy”. “We have issued an invitation to the Treasury to sit down with us and go through the findings of this research,” […]
The chancellor has ignored calls to introduce a training fund to tackle the chronic shortage of HGV drivers in today’s Autumn Statement.
John G Russell, part of the Russell Group, is set to exhibit its rail service to France, which was launched following a restricted capacity trial period, at this year’s Multimodal show.