Jack Richards & Son has left Palletways and joined rival network Palletline. The haulier, based in Fakenham, Norfolk will cover parts of Ipswich, Norwich and Peterborough for Palletline after the network tweaked coverage areas after the departure of Foulger Transport. Peter Brown, MD at Jack Richards, said: “We were attracted by Palletline because of the member ownership model and success of the business platform. “The fact that members have a share and say in the running of operation fits with […]
Two MT Top 100 operators have warned that a double whammy of the continuing driver shortage and falling fuel prices could make 2016 a challenging year for the contract logistics sector.
The MD of Currie European has warned that customer rates must increase in 2014, to keep pace with the growing cost of running a haulage business.
Harlequin Logistics is now running about a dozen 15.65m trailers on its Kellogg’s operation, as part of the government’s 10-year trial of longer semi-trailers. Four of the five members of the year-old haulier consortium – Currie European, John Raymond Transport, Jack Richards & Son and Prestons of Potto – are running the longer trailers for the cereal giant, shipping loads from Manchester throughout the UK. The 3.04m-high SDC Trailers can carry 60 pallets rather than the normal 52, said Currie’s […]