Suttons Tankers has secured a new contract with fertiliser supplier Yara UK. Part of Suttons Group, the Widnes-based tanker operator will be transporting liquid fertiliser for Norwegian company Yara. Suttons Tankers will take control of seven Yara tankers, which will transport fertiliser from ports in the North East and South East of England to storage depots in Suffolk and Yorkshire. Michael Cundy, MD at Suttons Tankers, said: “As experts in bulk liquid and chemical transportation this is a significant contract […]
Widnes-based tanker specialist Suttons was founded by Alf Sutton in 1926 and remains family-owned. The founder’s grandson John Sutton was appointed CEO of Suttons Group in 2013 and the Sutton family still form the majority of the Suttons Group board. Suttons Group has two operating divisions: Road Tankers, headed by MD Michael Cundy; and Suttons International, where Barry McNally is MD. Road Tankers turns over around £70m a year, with the business split roughly 55% chemicals, 35% gases and 10% […]
Suttons Group has signed a four-year deal that will see it fit and run Goodyear’s KMax tyres on its fleet of 300 tractor units and 470 trailers.
Suttons Group has announced the appointment of Gilles Letard as head of commercial, Europe & Americas. Letard was formerly commercial director in the road tanker division at Norbert Dentressangle. Commenting on the new appointment, Suttons Group MD Andrew Palmer said: “Gilles brings a wealth of commercial experience to this key role. “He has a strong track record of putting into practice high levels of compliance and safety in the area of specialist services and will greatly assist our growth in […]