ExxonMobil has produced the definitive guide to total cost of ownership (TCO), from how to calculate and measure it to the steps operators can take to reduce it, including the use of high performance lubricants. The guide is available as a free download and, to launch this invaluable aid to keeping a lid on costs, ExxonMobil in association with Motortransport.co.uk held a webinar on the subject of TCO. The expert panel included James Hookham, deputy chief executive of the FTA […]
Calls have been made for further investigations in the UK into alleged price-fixing in the oil industry, after European anti-trust regulators confirmed they had carried out raids on several firms involved in the sector.
The industry needs to re-examine its relationship with its customers if it is to end the rate squeeze, according to Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon. Responding to news last week that despite growth in the pallet sector, rates remained under acute pressure, McCutcheon said: “As a haulier of more than 22 years, rates have never been better for clients.” McCutcheon, who is a Pall-Ex member and has a 50-strong fleet of vehicles, said: “While pallet networks remain invaluable to hauliers, […]
Current traffic management policy is seriously flawed, adding to congestion, encouraging dangerous driving, increasing fuel consumption and emissions, and costing vehicle operators and tax payers a fortune, a new report from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has suggested.