The loss of a major customer at the end of 2016, alongside increasing costs for drivers’ wages and fuel inflation, saw Foulger Transport head into the red in 2017. Newly published accounts for the year to 31 December 2017 show turnover declined by 2.4% year on year to £16.4m (2016: £16.8m) as a consequence of the loss. Furthermore, in its strategic report to the accounts it concedes that it was “slow to react to the loss of revenue” and that […]
Operator Allport is marking its 50th anniversary this year by introducing a new corporate identity and livery to 380 vehicles across its fleet in the UK. Allport Cargo Services was adopted by subsidiaries and joint-venture partners in countries around the world last year, with the UK the final part of the operation to take up the new name. The redesign is part of a marketing push intended to strengthen its image within the retail market, where it works with the […]
Operators should soon be able to see how promptly large firms pay their bills under government proposals announced last week designed to name and shame businesses that “ride roughshod over their suppliers”.
Conditions in the road transport market have “never been more challenging” the chief executive of Gregory Distribution has said.