APC Overnight blamed changing types of freight for the dip in pre-tax profit that it saw in the last financial year. The parcel delivery network saw its profit drop by 31% in the year ended 31 March 2015, falling from £3.5m to £2.4m. APC chief executive Jonathan Smith (pictured) told Motortransport.co.uk that this was because of “significant changes in the market” which saw members having to deal with “a greater variety in traffic”. “The simple reality is that larger, heavier […]
Bath hauliers whose businesses suffer from the introduction of the city’s clean air zone (CAZ) next year will be able to apply to Shire Leasing for financial assistance.
Somerset’s Peter Green Haulage said a focus on fleet utilisation and reducing high fixed costs helped boost turnover by more than 10% last year, to £17m.
Irish parcel carrier Nightline has said it expects to move 50% more parcels this Christmas than last year, despite a slow start to the season.