Acumen Automotive Logistics has bought four new Rolfo Auriga Deluxe enclosed semi-trailers as part of its strategy to refresh its entire 15-strong enclosed transporter fleet. The UK-based finished vehicle transporter first announced its fleet replacement strategy last December after its acquisition of Stobart Group’s enclosed transport subsidiary Enable. Acumen said the new transporter and tractor unit combinations cost around £200,000 each and are capable of transporting six 5m-long cars at a time. They feature low-deck rigid vehicle and tail-lifts for […]
Plenty more profit raking this week as transport shares took a tumble, but one faller stood out more than most: Wincanton – which has suffered a pretty dramatic fall in the past two months.
Stobart Group is to restructure is board of directors for the second time this year, with executive chairman Avril Palmer-Baunack to leave the company in May.
The MT basket of transport shares continues to have a little wobble in September, but it is worth keeping in mind just how much share values of transport firms have risen in the nine months of the year so far – pointing towards a more sustained recovery in the sector.