ARR Craib Transport grew both annual turnover and profit in its last full year of trading before it was acquired by Gregory Distribution, new accounts show. In the year to 31 March the Aberdeen headquartered haulier saw its diversification away from the UK oil and gas industry coupled with “excellent retention” of customers pay off. Turnover – half of which is derived from customers in the UK oil and gas sector – climbed 4.9% to £47m (2017: £45m). Pre-tax profit […]
The Prince of Wales visited Gregory Distribution’s Cullompton head office on Wednesday as part of the haulier’s centenary celebrations.
The RHA has repeated its plea for more government help for hauliers, after a new survey revealed 16% of operators are in danger of becoming insolvent within four weeks.
The decision by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) not to investigate the £47bn UK oil sector is simply a side-show, and the need to tackle the punishingly high rate of fuel duty remains paramount, campaigners have said.