Operators across the UK are expected to lower subcontractor rates in light of falling fuel prices, said the RHA, after it emerged Wincanton’s general haulage operation had reviewed subcontractor rates for this reason. A letter sent to the business’s subcontractors explained that it had “no mechanism for cost recovery during times of lower fuel prices”, while its customers did. This, the letter said, meant Wincanton had to pass cost cuts to customers to reflect the cheaper diesel, which it does […]
A shortage of suitable subcontractors contributed to a squeeze on margins at automotive logistics specialist Brit European Transport in its last financial year.
Wincanton has been re-accredited with a bronze status by Transport for London’s Freight Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors).