Transport and haulage SMEs achieved growth of about 4 per cent in the second quarter of the year, according to Bibby Financial Services’ Business Factors Index. Edward Winterton, Bibby commercial director, said: “Our research shows that this growth in the SME transport sector is due to an increase in new customers and subsequently new orders.
Impressive fuel returns and reliability has seen Welch’s Transport take delivery of a further two new Renault Premium tractor units. The new Premiums will service a recently extended contract for a major global customer, Ardex, as Welch’s Transport confirms that the Renault Premium is its ‘truck of choice’ moving forward. The two Renault Premium Route
International property and construction consultant sbh has acquired a new 212,000 sq ft warehouse and distribution facility for Bibby Distribution on a 15-acre site in Max Park, Corby. The three-bay warehouse has 16 dock levellers, two level-access doors and boasts capacity for more than 30,000 pallets. sbh carried out the property search and acquired the
Companies whose LGV drivers use mobile phones at the wheel should sack them, according to the chief constable of Essex police. Stephen Kavanagh said that his officers were “constantly” having to re-enforce the message about using mobile phones and that haulage companies should take a tougher stance. “Some of the behaviours that go on; the
Norbert Dentressangle is to open a 295,000 sq ft Transport Services hub at Crick to replace sites in Northampton and Rowley Regis. When it opens in January, Crick will act as an ambient transport hub serving the night and day distribution networks, and a national magazine sortation centre. In addition it will serve as the
It is offering twice weekly departures supported by a network of more than twenty branches in the UK and Ireland. “As market leaders on the route UK-Malta-UK since 1984, we are delighted to have teamed up with Knights of Old, who we are sure will prove to be excellent partners,” said Stephen Parnis England, managing