The boss of Leicester-based Premier Logistics believes its purchase of fellow Pall-Ex member CJ Express means it has hit the big time. Speaking about the deal for the first time, Premier Logistics MD Lee Christopher told MT that the purchase of Hull-based CJ Express was transformational. “It means group turnover is now around £21m, moving us into the [MT] Top 100 of transport companies, and opening more doors for us as we become better known within the industry,” said Christopher. […]
The highest recorded number of longer semi-trailers are either on the road or will be soon, months into the fourth year of the government’s longer semi-trailer trial.
The industry has welcomed the prime minister’s pledge to look at finding a way to avoid any more fuel duty rises during the current parliament.
Currie European’s MD said it had been focusing on customer and route profitability during 2016, in order to mitigate limited success in increasing its rates.