A shortage of drivers, the introduction of Driver CPC and a drive to improve its services saw Aspray Transport’s pre-tax profit fall in the year ended 30 June 2016, despite turnover growth of more than a third. The operator’s pre-tax profit fell by 22% year-on-year, from £1m to £779,000. However Aspray’s turnover for the year was £49m; an increase of 36% on 2015’s £36m. In the strategic report for the year the company, which trades as Aspray24, said that “the […]
Willenhall-based express delivery firm Aspray24 has attributed a fall in profitability last year to the introduction of the Driver CPC and driver shortages.
The RHA and FTA have warned that hauliers operating under the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) face extra costs and unnecessary legislation if proposed changes go ahead.
A cross-party strategy to Get Britain Cycling aims to see a quarter of all journeys made on a bicycle by 2050. It’s lead to to a flurry of pro-cycling announcements from Westminster with little consideration for operators.