UK fuel distributor Greenergy Flexigrid broke the mould when it brought its haulage operation in-house and established a new ownership model for drivers. It also drove the company’s award-winning approach to safety. Taking the decision to bring your transport operation in-house is never an easy one and there are compelling reasons not to do it. But in 2012 wholesale fuels supplier Greenergy had a vision to in-source its haulage work in order to achieve greater visibility of its haulage operations, […]
Turners (Soham) has acquired hazardous logistics specialist Lewis Tankers, as part of a strategy to expand its ADR operations.
The FTA met with the Treasury last Thursday (5 February) to discuss the real effect the plummeting cost of oil was having on the freight transport sector.
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]