A weak pound combined with rising demand for cheap Chinese trucks in Commonwealth markets has hit profit at international haulier and truck sales firm EM Rogers. Reporting its results for the year to 31 January 2017 the Northampton-based firm revealed that while turnover increased from £18.5m to £18.8m in the year to 31 January 2017, pre-tax profit fell from £2m to £1.7m in the same period. MD David Rogers told MT the family firm, which he runs with his brother […]
No-deal Brexit will cause ‘paralysis at the border’ in Northern Ireland with lengthy delays for HGVs seeking passage
A no-deal Brexit could result in one lorry every 30 seconds being subjected to checks at the border in Northern Ireland, according to the FTA.
Grocontinental increased pre-tax profit by almost 13% to £5.2m just before being snapped up by Dutch firm AGRO Merchants Group.
Britain’s ‘imminent’ departure from the European Union may have sparked huge debate across the UK logistics sector, with concerns of significant challenges throughout the international supply chain, but Brexit could also be a catalyst for change for the better for the industry, according to Clugston Distribution director Tim Doggett.