Exports : Saturation Point Approaching ?
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MOTWITHSTANDING the very 'real and successful efforts of the British motor industry to promote and -increase the sales of their products in all markets overseas, the time is fast approaching when many of these markets will'reach saturation point, and competition for them will bea great deal stronger," said Lord Nuffield, chairman of the Nuffield Organization, last Week. He has recently returned from Australia and New Zealand.
Provided that our political leaders returned the freedom of the home market, Lord Nuffield was confident that Britain could Maintain the position she now held in the export field.
PROFESSIONAL STATUS RAISES MORALE
LARGESCALF organization in industry, which had come to stay. had brought changes in outlook, but the permanent interest of the keen individual in his vocation, skill and profession remained, said Mr. C. D. Morgan, general secretary of the Institute of Road Transport Engineers, speaking at the annual dinner of the North-Western Centre, in Liverpool. last Saturday. By professional association, he thought. they preserved for themselves something of the interest possessed by the freelance worker.
Mr. H. J. Jones, centre chairman, presided. Speakers included Mt L. H. Lee, centre -vice-chairman, and Mr. W. E. Macve, north-western divisional manager of the Road Haulage Executive.
TOURS ON TERMS WHEN" an 'operator applied to the
VV Yorkshire Licensing Authority to run excursions from Halifax to Morecambe, during the illuminations period in the autumn, the Railway Executive suggested that these trips should not he worked on days when there were railway excursions. ' • At the hearing of the application last week, it wag stated that Other operators had accepted this proviso, but he managing director of the applicant company, Mr. C. Brearley, of Brearley's Tours, Ltd., Halifax, rejected it.
Decision was reserved.