Transportation fuel supplier and distributor Greenergy has bought Barnstaple-based William C. Hockin (Tankers) as part of wider plans to grow its long distance operations. Founder and MD Bill Hockin, who will join Greenergy’s board as a non-executive director, said this week that he had no plans to sell his dry good haulage operation William C Hockin (Transport). The Hockin tanker division, which comprises of 20 vehicles, will be integrated into Greenergy Flexigrid as a specialist long-distance operation. Greenergy Flexigrid is the […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) is preparing it’s strongest argument yet as to why the government should stop raising fuel duty and actually lower it instead. An economic modelling study, funded by FFUK backer RHA, has been carried out by the National Institute of Economics and Social Research, and is predicted to reveal further duty rises will be “devastating for the economy”. “We have issued an invitation to the Treasury to sit down with us and go through the findings of this research,” […]
Jack Richards and Son boosted turnover by 14% and pre-tax profits by 7% in 2016, aided by stable fuel prices and an efficiency drive.
The Co-operative Group, which has said it would welcome the opportunity to trial more longer semi-trailers, has become one of the first customers to receive Dolphin aerodynamic truck bodies from Gray & Adams. The Dolphin is named because of its streamlined profile, which is designed to maximise fuel-efficiency and therefore reduce CO2 emissions. The design, fitted in this example to two 26-tonne Scania chassis, features cappings that follow the curvature of the roof, and a vortex generator to smooth the […]