Wincanton is confident in its growth prospects for the current financial year, as it begins to see the benefits from the disposal of its records management arm and the termination of loss-making contracts in its Pullman Fleet Services business. Chief executive Adrian Colman told MT the operator was focusing on “good value propositions” for customers in the retail and consumer market, as well as capitalising on the growth in the construction and e-commerce sectors. Colman said: “We’ve got our act […]
A Telford-based haulage firm has entered liquidation three months after it had its operator licence revoked at a public inquiry.
Operators’ fears of a driver-shortage-fuelled capacity crisis this Christmas have been backed up by new research revealed today by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
NFT Distribution recorded a pre-tax loss in the 12 months to 2 April 2016 after exceptional costs of £7.1m, although the operator said it was now well placed to prosper.