Drivers at Müller Milk and Ingredients’ Aberdeen dairy could be affected by a review of the firm’s Scottish network that may see the closure of the site. As part of the review, Müller will conduct a 45 day consultation with staff at its Aberdeen dairy, which it said is currently operating at less than 40% capacity. The own-account operator employs 13 tanker drivers and 9 HGV drivers at the Aberdeen dairy, but a spokesman for Müller said it was “too […]
Haulier Wm Armstrong, based just on the English side of the Scottish border in Longtown near Carlisle, celebrates its 85th anniversary this year, and the third generation of the family running the business today are working hard to ensure the business is handed on to future generations. The famous green livery – which the firm has used ever since William Armstrong acquired his first Model T in 1927 – has long been associated with livestock wagons, but the foot and […]
New business, better marketing and an emphasis on streamlining appear to have paid off for Cumbrian firm Stalkers Transport Services, which posted a pre-tax profit of just under £35,000 for the year to 30 September after two years of heavy losses. Turnover fell from £6.7m in the previous financial year to £5.7m, but it made a profit compared to a loss of nearly £125,000 the previous financial year and an even more hefty loss of nearly £290,000 the year before […]
The Scottish Government has launched a national low-emission strategy consultation, which could pave the way for London-style low emission zones within two years.