Jack Richards & Son has won a deal to look after distribution for Jiffy Packaging. Having worked together on a partial contract for the last three years, the haulier has now secured the contract in full, which went live at the start of this month. The three-year deal sees Jack Richards providing transport nationwide for the manufacturer that has a head office and production facility in Winsford, Cheshire and a network of DCs across the UK. To service the contract, […]
The MD of Currie European has warned that customer rates must increase in 2014, to keep pace with the growing cost of running a haulage business.
A new report claims UK operators could make significant savings if they were allowed to add overlength vehicles to their fleets. A new study published last week suggested that allowing the use of ‘super’ semi-trailers could save the haulage industry £226m a year in reduced running costs. Such findings appear to strengthen the economic argument for the use of longer vehicles, but the study also puts forward a case for ‘super semis’ on safety and environmental grounds. The report, Impact […]
Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has signed five new contracts so far this year, and expects to close 2013 with turnover in excess of £10m.