The UK government has ratified the Electronic Customer Relationship Management (e-CRM) protocol, allowing national and international transports from and to the UK to be achieved with digital consignment notes. The agreement comes after a successful international pilot project with Dutch e-CRM platform TransFollow, West Yorkshire-based haulier Brian Yeardley Continental under the supervision of the UK Ministry of Transport and industry associations such as the FTA. By agreeing to the protocol, the UK will allow the use of e-CMRs as ‘a […]
Operators attending Multimodal next week are urged to head over to Think Logistics’ stand, 622, to find out how they can get involved with promoting the sector to young people and assist with the launch of a series of logistics-themed Career Academies later this year.
Pre-tax profit at Brian Yeardley fell by nearly 50% in 2016, hit by a combination of migrant problems in Calais, unstable currency exchange rates and fleet investment.
Brian Yeardley Continental said a willingness to reinvent itself and innovate had helped boost turnover by 17% during 2012. Summary accounts for the year ending 31 December 2012 showed sales increased to £10.2m during the period, compared with £8.7m in 2011. However, managing director Kevin Hopper said he expected a tough 2013 and that the Featherstone based company was investigating further cost savings within the business as a result. Hopper said it identified a need from some of its biggest […]