An operator has urged the industry to fight the increase in business rates after discovering he will face a £28,000 hike. Bothwell, Lanarkshire-based Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon said the increase, effective from 1 April, represented a 26% increase on his previous rates bill. “The haulage industry is sitting on a time bomb. Lots of firms don’t realise what is coming. I urge hauliers to get their rateable values checked and speak to their local MPs to see if we […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics’ growth continued at a gallop in the first six months to 31 May 2018, driven by a mix of acquisitions, new contract wins and retained business.
The logistics sector defied the economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit with a fall in company failures in the third quarter of the year, according to a new report.
Over half the transport firms planning to secure bank lending in the next 12 months fear their request will be turned down, according to the results of the latest Close Brothers Business Barometer.