Small businesses in transport and distribution are looking forward to “a new era of planning for sales growth” according to latest research, which claimed Brexit uncertainty had now been cast aside. Figures from Hitachi Capital Business Finance (HCBF) showed growth prospects for small firms in the sector had increased for the fourth successive quarter. Growth outlook had jumped to 34%, from 29% at the end of last year and those predicting contraction had fallen from 29% in the third quarter […]
Panther Warehousing has completed a management buyout (MBO), backed by private equity firm Lloyds Development Capital (LDC).
The popular Engineer in Court mock trial by jury returns at Derby University on 27 June, with the centrepiece ‘trial’ this year trying a case of corporate manslaughter following an insecure load falling from a vehicle. Society of Operations Engineers chief executive Nick Jones will this year don the judges’ wig and gown to oversee proceedings and a line up of top barristers including Michael Ponsonby, James Godden and a team from Backhouse Jones will cross examine witnesses. The court […]
Lenham Storage enjoyed a ‘successful’ year’s trading in the 12 months to 31 August 2015, but the driver shortage remained a challenge.