Laser Transport International chairman John Smith, 83, has died after a short battle with cancer. Smith, who attended Harvey Grammar School in Folkestone, ultimately studied and passed the Institute of Freight Forwarders examinations. He then worked for LEP Livestock in its Folkestone office, before going on to be office manager of LEP Dover in the early 1970s. In 1973 Smith saw an opportunity in the market and started Laser Transport International in Dover. Read more Unstable pound hits Laser Transport […]
Cross-channel disruption and the migrant crisis, combined with bad debts arising from the steel crisis, saw Laser Transport International suffer a tough second half in 2015.
Richard Preston, who co-founded haulage firm Prestons of Potto with his wife Anne, has died, aged 81.