Is a 5% profit margin really enough for today’s hauliers?

Robert Wilcox
 

Here we are at the end of yet another year and the time when the MT cost tables appear. I look forward to comparing my own costs to yours and the MT tables are not far adrift of reality. Except for one thing. I question the wisdom of advising your readers of going for a 5% profit margin over and above the costs involved. I understand the thinking, it does after all reflect the performance of the industry and at […]