Dawsongroup Finance has won a major leasing contract worth £15m to supply trucks and trailers to an unnamed supermarket chain, allowing it to expand its delivery capacity over the Christmas period. The Ringwood-based company is looking to assist logistics and material handling companies prepare for what it expects to be an “unprecedented peak” in Christmas shopping by enabling them to temporarily expand their fleets. Explained Dawsongroup Finance commercial director Kevin Wills (pictured): “After a turbulent year, this Christmas trading period […]
Operators due to appear at public inquiries are urged to review their financial standing requirements in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, following cases in which firms struggled to demonstrate compliance before the traffic commissioner.
Lockwood Haulage reported a 3.7% increase in turnover last year, which it attributed to investments in its fleet and its warehouse capacity.
A slew of changes to business travel in the last few months means fleet managers need to review their vehicle lease contracts to make them suitable for the “new normal”, according to software specialists FleetCheck.