Felixstowe-based haulier James Kemball’s investment in additional fleet appears to have paid off with a 9% rise in turnover and 32% jump in pre-tax profit. The container haulage company has also taken on new MD Peter Keates as part of a management restructuring that took place in April. The restructuring has seen MD Kevin Williams and directors Keiji Kubo and Yadoonandan Ramlalsing leave the company with Keates joined by Barry Tuck as company secretary. Both Keates and Tuck are also […]
A committed customer base and varied operations helped Kent-based R Swain & Sons grow both turnover and pre-tax profit last year.
Pentalver is preparing to open its London Gateway depot next month, bolstering the container haulier’s operation in the South East.
Plans for a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) at Felixstowe port and fining the most polluting LGVs have been shelved after the air quality improved substantially. Lorries were calculated to be contributing more than a quarter of all NOx concentrations at a receptor site and prompted the local council to consider measures targeting them (MT 19 March 2012). However, Suffolk Coastal District Council said action taken by the port to reduce pollution emitted by its own handling equipment has reduced emissions […]