Hauliers are being warned to be on their guard against increasing incidences of fuel theft around the UK, as fuel prices rise. Police forces across the country are raising the alarm on a spate of fuel thefts, including one recently reported by Derbyshire Police in which a teenager and a man were apprehended in a lay-by with equipment in their boot of their car used to steal fuel from lorries. Nottinghamshire Police have also been on the alert to rising […]
An HGV driver has been disqualified for 26 months following a collision on the A140 in Suffolk after he was found to be more than four times over the drink drive limit.
The average haulage and courier price-per-mile (ppm) has increased by 12% – the 14th straight year-on-year rise, according to new industry index data.
NWF Group expects pre-tax profit for the six months ended 30 November to be greater than the same period in 2011, despite lower than expected performance in its food distribution arm. In its interim statement, the firm said its Boughey Distribution business performed “slightly behind expectations” as it did not take on as many new customers and receive as much business from existing customers as it expected, which it blamed on a “tough market environment”. NWF Fuels performed better than […]