Witney, Oxfordshire-based Chris Hayter Transport saw profits drop by 22% last year, which it said was expected in the current economic conditions. The company, which operates in markets such as industrial flooring, food, retail services and home delivery, reported a turnover of £20.6m for the year ending 31 December 2019. This was almost exactly the same as the previous year’s revenue, but pre-tax profit reduced to £431,809 compared to £554,392 in 2018. In its review of the trading period, the […]
Operation Brock will come into force on October 28, three days ahead of the UK’s withdrawal date from the EU, DfT has announced.
Trailer manufacturers and dealers are warning of a “trailer drought” in the UK ahead of the Black Friday and Christmas peaks, with prices for second hand trailers reaching unprecedented levels.
Operators face queues of 7,000 trucks in Kent and a two-day wait to reach border, leaked post-Brexit report warns
A leaked government document warns that lack of haulier preparations for Brexit could create major delays on routes to the UK’s channel ports with HGV drivers waiting two days to reach the front of queues of up to 7,000 trucks – whether there is a trade deal with the EU or not.