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 […]
Scania has stopped offering would-be professional drivers HGV licence acquisition training because the market has become “highly competitive”.
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has ordered 400 new tractor units to refresh its current fleet, along with 350 new trailers.
Scania saw net sales fall across the board by 18% last year, in what it described as ‘a year like no other’.