Erith Haulage Company saw turnover boosted last year by major contracts with sister company Erith Contractors but the haulier warned that the market will be “challenging” this year. The Kent-based haulage firm saw turnover rise 3.6% in the year to 30 September 2020 to £28m (2019: £27.04m), whilst pre-tax profit rose to £1.5m, up from £1.09m the previous year. The strategic report to the company’s latest annual results said the firm’s performance was in line with forecasts, adding that the […]
Hauliers and drivers have criticised major retail customers for disrupting their schedules with excessive delays and called for them to be penalised.
Construction products manufacturer British Gypsum has entered into a new contract with DHL for the distribution of plaster products from its site at Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire. DHL will transport all deliveries from the site to customers across the UK, handling up to 130 full loads a day.
The chief executive of the DVSA has told an influential group of MPs that traffic commissioners should be “abolished” and operator cases pursued through the courts instead. Giving evidence to the transport select committee, which is currently investigating the work of the enforcement agency, outgoing chief Gareth Llewellyn described the TCs as “anachronistic” and said a significant amount of money could be saved by doing away with them. He said: “In the operator world there’s a group called the traffic […]