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 […]
County Antrim-based vehicle operator Woodside Haulage (Holdings) managed to boost turnover by nearly 10% in the year to the end of March 2014, its latest accounts have shown.
The introduction of a rebate on fuel duty for goods vehicle operators in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) this summer may tempt more UK operators to use illicit fuel, the RHA has conceded.
Pre-tax profit at Arcese UK fell over 30% in the year to the end of December, accounts posted at Companies House have shown.