Birmingham-based Ware Transport has been snapped up by Trilogy Freight after entering administration. DVSA records show air freight specialist Ware Transport (Birmingham) was authorised to run more than 20 vehicles at its base near Birmingham airport and also a Manchester site. A sub-contractor for the business, which lists its directors as Sarah Parsons and Brian Davis, said that Sarah’s father Alan Parsons the former owner had died earlier this year. The haulier had been trading under a Company Voluntary Arrangement […]
The chancellor has frozen fuel duty in his Autumn Statement today, meaning the scheduled rises scheduled for January and April next year will no longer take place. George Osborne gave no hint of a cut but said fuel would only see “inflation only rises” until September – effectively meaning the April 2013 increase has been deferred to 1 September 2013. PriceWaterhouseCoopers forecast the move would cost the public coffers £6bn, although research commissioned by campaign group FairFuelUK argued the planned […]
A union representing workers at two XPO Logistics sites said a report earlier this week that the operator and its client House of Fraser had reached a compromise appears to be false.