Jack Richards & Son experienced a strong financial year during 2015, posting a 5.1% boost in turnover and a 16.7% rise in pre-tax profit. However, MD Peter Brown warned the 2016 market would likely prove more challenging to navigate as the driver shortage continued to push up wages and agency costs. “Last year was good, but this year is being more difficult with the prime reason being the driver market. This is very difficult. Wages had to increase, and rightly so, […]
Palletways is to launch services in the Czech Republic and Slovakia next month, a move that expands its services across 13 countries on the Continent.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been branded ‘complacent’ and accused of carrying out a ‘continued whitewash’ after insisting that its study last year of the UK fuel market yielded no credible evidence of any market manipulation.
The new owner of Osborne Motor Transport is looking to grow the firm’s turnover by £1m to £4.5m over the next three years, expand its newly liveried fleet and move to new premises.