The government should stimulate the economy by creating a quantitative easing programme for people rather than banks, according to Clugston Group CEO Stephen Martin. Speaking to Motortansport.co.uk this week about the annual results for Clugston’s logistics arm, Clugston Distribution Services, Martin expressed frustration at the lack of government financial support for trainee HGV drivers. This is something the RHA has campaigned for seemingly only to be rebuffed by the government. He said: “We want to get young drivers on board […]
Irvine, North Ayrshire-based Maxi Haulage has seen an increase in both turnover and pre-tax profit as business continues to grow.
AKW Group saw its annual pre-tax profit climb by more than 60%, despite a £600,000 write off, after it delivered better-than-expected sales at its transport, warehousing and contract packaging businesses.
The Co-operative Group has confirmed that a significant number of staff will take redundancy, following its move to consolidate two DCs. Its Wellington, Somerset and Portbury, Bristol DCs will merge into a new £20m regional distribution centre at Avonmouth. A spokeswoman for the grocery retailer told MT: “As planned, as the new DC at Avonmouth begins operation, there will be a phased reduction in the number of employees at our Chelston site in Wellington and at our Portbury site. “All […]