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 […]
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been branded ‘complacent’ and accused of carrying out a ‘continued whitewash’ after insisting that its study last year of the UK fuel market yielded no credible evidence of any market manipulation.
With fuel being up to and in some cases over 30% of operating costs, for hauliers getting the most out of every litre bought is crucial. MT met with Shell at the Shell Eco-marathon recently to hear how they believe a holistic approach can make the difference.
The industry has welcomed the prime minister’s pledge to look at finding a way to avoid any more fuel duty rises during the current parliament.