Adverse weather conditions hit volumes in Kuehne + Nagel’s road and rail logistics division, which saw an 85% drop in first quarter EBITDA. The firm’s Q1 results revealed that invoiced turnover for the division dipped slightly to CHF 737m (£517m) from CHF 744m in Q1 2012, as volumes were hit by poor weather conditions and a “difficult” economic situation in Europe. Declines in groupage volumes also contributed to a fall in first quarter EBITDA, which dropped to CHF 2m (Q1 […]
The boss of CM Downton has said customers need to be realistic about haulage rates as the economic recovery begins to lay bare capacity issues within road transport.
A “buoyant” UK logistics market helped Norbert Dentressangle (ND) boost overall third quarter 2012 revenue by 10% to €2.9bn. Turnover growth was reported across all three of ND’s business divisions, with much of this down to the acquisition of new business. Logistics revenue for Q3 2012 increased 6.4% compared to Q3 2011, with like-for-like income up 2%. Year-to-date, logistics division revenue is 13.7% ahead at €1.3bn (2011: €1.15bn). Transport operations fared less well in Q3, with revenue down 0.1% to […]
DSV has blamed a first quarter dip in turnover and EBITDA in its road division on “fierce competition” and a reduction in average consignment size.