Ceva Logistics, which recently saw its long-running relationship with Crown Paints extended, has seen group profit fall after its contract logistics businesses was affected by Europe’s economic malaise. While revenue in the first half of the year was up 5.5% at €3.5bn (2011: €3.4bn), EBITDA slipped 10.5% to €136m (2011: €152) as a consequence, despite growth in the group’s ocean freight business. John Pattullo, chief executive of Ceva, says: “Transpacific volume and weakness in Southern Europe remain a concern. As […]
Norbert Dentressangle has had its contract with alcoholic drinks distributor Maxxium UK extended until June 2014. The new contract will see the introduction of radio communication technology and a new bonded warehouse management system to improve efficiency. “We have an extremely positive, healthy and honest relationship with Norbert Dentressangle and consider them a genuinely strategic business partner as we continue to evolve and grow,” Gary Thomson, business services controller for Maxxium UK, said. Since the late 1990s, Norbert Dentressangle has […]
ACS&T has signed a new five-year contract extending its work for Italian food manufacturer Ticco Foods. The firm, which runs two Ticco-liveried trucks, will receive inbound goods at its Wolverhampton depot from suppliers in the UK and Italy, create consolidated loads and deliver them to customers nationwide in the food service sector – primarily restaurants and high street retailer cafes, wholesalers and brokers, said ACS&T MD, Malcolm Johnstone (pictured, right). Deliveries will take place five days a week. Jay Sanghera […]
Government road projects generating demand within the construction sector helped Bowring Transport perform strongly last year, according to its latest annual results.