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 […]
Knights of Old delivered a “strong financial performance” in the year ended 31 May 2016 despite challenging market conditions, according to its annual report.
Hauliers could face 30-mile tailbacks to ports on both sides of the Channel if the final Brexit deal involves mandatory customs and sanitary checks at the French ferry terminal, according to Port of Calais chief Jean-Marc Puissesseau. Carol Millett
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. Motor Transport