Hoyer has bolstered its UK Petrolog fleet with 26 new Scania P-series trucks, a mix of additional vehicles and replacements. The 450hp HGVs are operating from Purfleet and Grangemouth, with the last of the order set to arrive and enter service next May. The order includes eight Hydrapak and 18 non-Hydrapak trucks. All vehicles will be on a fixed price maintenance package, giving Hoyer certainty over its vehicle costs throughout the next five years. Read more Hoyer orders 89 new […]
Fuel distributors and the Unite union are poised for a fourth day of negotiations over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment terms. Conciliation service Acas is heading up the talks, which first kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and reconvened yesterday morning (10 April) at 10am following the Easter weekend. The negotiations follow a majority vote for national strike action announced on 26 March from Unite tanker drivers, which supply fuel to around 90% of UK fuel courts – about […]
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]
Hoyer Group has hailed its “highest turnover in its history” but conceeded challenges remain for its UK division.