Rising driver wages look set to exacerbate the current squeeze in labour supply, Meachers Global Logistics MD Stuart Terris has warned. Commenting on the financial performance of the firm in the year to 31 May – which notched up a 25% increase in turnover with a 67% rise in pre-tax profit – Terris pointed to the ongoing driver shortage and fuel price volatility as the two main operational headwinds facing the company. On the former, he said: “We’re on top […]
Saints Transport saw a dramatic drop in pre-tax profit in 2016, in a year that saw the company undergo a major fleet renewal and chairman Piers Carroll complete an MBO.
The RHA has welcomed the Conservative manifesto’s pledge to simplify the tax system this week but said the document lacked detail.
DHL Supply Chain staff belonging to the Unite union have voted in favour of industrial action at some of customer Jaguar Land Rover’s sites, after rejecting a pay offer.