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 […]
The government has put in its request to the European Commission (EC) to extend the rural fuel rebate scheme to ten more UK towns.
Turnover at Boughey Distribution fell during the first half of its current financial year, despite winning a number of long-term contracts.
Competition for HGV drivers is pushing wages up and heaping pressure on operators, warns Meachers Global
Rising driver wages look set to exacerbate the current squeeze in labour supply, Meachers Global Logistics MD Stuart Terris has warned. Commenting on the financial performance of the firm in the year to 31 May – which notched up a 25% increase in turnover with a 67% rise in pre-tax profit – Terris pointed to the ongoing driver shortage and fuel price volatility as the two main operational headwinds facing the company. On the former, he said: “We’re on top […]