Matlock Transport was almost saved from closure in the days running up to its liquidation when an offer to buy the business was received, the liquidator has told motortransport.co.uk. However, the unnamed purchaser eventually withdrew its offer, leaving the haulier with no option but to cease trading with the loss of 27 jobs. Liquidator Chris Brown at Hart Shaw was appointed to the business on 11 September after it had struggled for some time with rising costs, including fuel and […]
Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown.
TNT Express is to spend €185m (£145m) improving its European road network during the next four years as part of its strategy to move more by road.
Hargreaves Services’ transport division, Hargreaves Logistics, saw both turnover and operating profit increase in the first six months of the current financial year.