A fresh, young leadership team and a commitment to promoting from within are starting to pay dividends at family haulage firm CS Ellis. Speaking to MT to mark Palletline’s 25th anniversary last year, the pallet network’s former chairman and CS Ellis’s current chairman, Trevor Ellis, said his son and daughter had really got a handle on the business since he stepped down a few years back. “The business has completely changed, they run it better than I did,” Ellis said, […]
Fair Fuel UK has renewed its call for the government to cut fuel duty to spur the struggling economy, after the Bank of England slashed its UK growth forecast for 2012 to close to zero. Quentin Wilson, national spokesman for FairFuelUK, says: “Growth is paralysed so it’s time the government looked at cutting fuel duty to stimulate activity. If we spend less on fuel tax, we’ll spend more on other things.” Wilson argues fuel duty is one of the last […]
Pallet networks have so far failed to heed a call by Palletline to join it in reducing maximum pallet weights on tail-lift deliveries – though a number of them say they are considering the issue.
Boughey Distribution said it had a “positive” year in food distribution despite difficult conditions caused by supermarkets that are fighting for market share deflating prices.