Palmer & Harvey has clinched a deal with Morrisons to provide logistics services to ten Morrisons Daily convenience stores set to open at Rontec filling stations. The contract win follows Palmer & Harvey’s appointment of former Tesco convenience store director Tony Reed in October this year. Reed was responsible for 2,800 Tesco One Stop, Tesco Express and Tesco Metro stores. The deal is part of a pilot by Morrisons that could lead to the retailer opening further stores across Rontec’s portfolio […]
Reducing fuel consumption will be the single biggest priority for over a third of fleet managers in 2013, a survey by fleet management systems supplier GreenRoad has suggested. Just over 35% of respondents to a question about priorities for next year cited reducing fuel costs as their most important challenge, with 20% citing compliance with regulations and 16% highlighting the need to ensure safe driving. Over two thirds of respondents said they expected fuel prices to rise modestly in 2013, […]
A petition calling for a full investigation into possible price fixing in the UK road fuels market has generated over 32,000 signatures.
Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown.