A new system of managed migration will allow the road transport industry to recruit skills internationally after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, has assured operators. In a parliamentary debate on the impact of Brexit on the transport industry Grayling also insisted that he wanted a “new generation of young drivers” and there was much that the government could do to make the profession more attractive. However Alan Brown SNP MP for […]
Widnes-based tanker specialist Suttons was founded by Alf Sutton in 1926 and remains family-owned. The founder’s grandson John Sutton was appointed CEO of Suttons Group in 2013 and the Sutton family still form the majority of the Suttons Group board. Suttons Group has two operating divisions: Road Tankers, headed by MD Michael Cundy; and Suttons International, where Barry McNally is MD. Road Tankers turns over around £70m a year, with the business split roughly 55% chemicals, 35% gases and 10% […]
Temperature-controlled specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover rise 16% in 2016, but has warned that increased consumer price pressures as a result of Brexit could affect the stable growth generally associated with the sector.
DfT issued less than half of its haul of vital EU haulage permits to international operators, despite huge demand
Hauliers have criticised the DfT over the way it allocated European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits after motortansport.co.uk discovered that it issued less than half of the UK’s share.