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 […]
Howard Tenens Storage & Distribution saw a 20% drop in pre-tax profit last year after it lost customers at two of its depots.
Profit at Hargreaves Services’ transport division plummeted by more than£1m in the six months to November 2015, as the company was hammered by adverse conditions in the coal, steel, construction and waste markets and unseasonably warm winter weather.
Boughey Distribution’s parent company NWF Group says trading for the year ended 31 May has been in line with expectations. However, its food division, which incorporates the activities of Boughey Distribution, has experienced a weaker second half, which NWF says reflects lower volumes stored in the business. Nevertheless, the division’s profit contribution is expected to be ahead of expectations when the full-year results are announced on 14 August. NWF’s fuel distribution business has suffered a “disappointing” year, which the group […]