Maritime Transport saw pre-tax profit rise almost 10% year-on-year despite the collapse of “significant customer” Hanjin Shipping last year. According to its most recently filed accounts to Companies House the Felixstowe container haulage giant incurred a bad debt as a result of the South Korean shipping line – formerly the world’s seventh largest by volume – filing for bankruptcy protection on 31 August 2016. Despite this, turnover rose 13.3% to £224.6m for the year-ending 27 December 2016, from £198.3m in […]
Acumen Automotive Logistics claims it can triple its turnover in three years after winning a three-year contract with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR).
Brit European Transport is investing in a fleet of 24 new dual-fuel vehicles to service a contract with long-term customer and construction equipment manufacturer JCB. The firm, which has worked with JCB for 15 years, has just signed a new five-year deal with optional two-year extension to distribute finished JCB products from production sites in Staffordshire to dealers and export ports around the country. The dual-fuel trucks, all Mercedes-Benz Actros diesel/compressed natural gas (CNG) 6×2 tractive units, are being brought […]
Scania is to appeal today’s €881m (£771m) fine from the European Commission (EC) over price-fixing, after refuting the findings.