Lower fuel prices cost Elddis Transport last year, with savings passed onto customers causing a drop in turnover. The County Durham operator recorded turnover of £25.6m for the year ended 31 December 2016; a 1.6% from 2015’s £26.1m. But MD Nigel Cook told MT the drop was entirely down to last year’s low fuel prices. He said: “We spent less money on fuel, and that was passed on to our customers which affected our turnover.“When you look at, it was […]
NWF Group, which owns Nantwich-based food logistics firm Boughey Distribution, has said its performance during the current financial year will be “significantly ahead of current market expectations”.
Llanelli-based family-run Owens Group has taken on 20 new Renault Range T tractive units after achieving fuel returns of up to 9.3mpg in a long-term trial.
Reducing fuel consumption will be the single biggest priority for over a third of fleet managers in 2013, a survey by fleet management systems supplier GreenRoad has suggested. Just over 35% of respondents to a question about priorities for next year cited reducing fuel costs as their most important challenge, with 20% citing compliance with regulations and 16% highlighting the need to ensure safe driving. Over two thirds of respondents said they expected fuel prices to rise modestly in 2013, […]