Matthew Kibble Transport has taken on 10 new EN-XL rated SDC curtainsiders for its general haulage and Pallet-Track operations. Built to a premium component specification, the trailers have been fitted with tuck away tail lifts, BPW Eco-Plus axles, Haldex third generation braking systems with roll stability, full LED lighting, as well as tracking systems. Chairman Matthew Kibble said the purchases were in response to increasing demand for the East Lancashire’s firm’s transport services.
Ballyvesey Holdings saw a fourfold profits fall in 2019 in what the company described as a “difficult” year in an intensely competitive market.
Yearsley Logistics has put 35 additional Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers into operation.
Growth in haulage rates slowed almost to a halt in the first three months of the year, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Average haulage rates grew by just 0.1% against a 2005 baseline in the first quarter of 2013, down from 0.2% during the final quarter of 2012, the latest Services Producer Price Index from the ONS has revealed.