Tarmac’s franchisee operators have accused the company of decimating businesses after it told them the premium rate for running walking floor trailers would no longer be paid. Its insistence that firms start using non-tipping trailers was made several years ago on the grounds of health and safety, but Tarmac cushioned the expensive investment by paying hauliers using them at an enhanced rate of between 9-12%. But operators said Tarmac has announced it is removing this rate – and as a […]
The government has abandoned its plan to build a £3.5bn motorway between Oxford and Cambridge via Milton Keynes after analysis showed it was not worth the money.
Logistics employers are starting to see the green shoots of recovery, according to a report from Logistics UK, published this week.
BOC and Calor Gas’ decision to quit the UK LNG market is a sign of market consolidation in the UK which will only benefit operators in the long term, according to Gasrec chief commercial officer James Westcott.