Goldstar Transport said the 17% increase in its pre-tax profits last year was down to winning additional business from its existing client base. The Felixstowe container haulier turned in a profit of £1.8m in the year ending 31 July 2014, with turnover increasing by almost 9% to £75.2m. Goldstar said the increase in turnover reflected the company boosting its average fleet size for the year, from 290 to 324 vehicles. Director Matthew Ashworth said it chose to purchase most of […]
Confidence among logistics operators has surged in the last six months with nearly 85% expecting their turnover to increase during 2014, a new survey has shown.
Road transport rates have hardly moved over the last three years, provisional new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has shown.
Miniclipper Logistics has expanded its operations and vehicle fleet due to increased demand for warehousing from existing customers, as well as new business wins. The operator has taken on an 87,000ft² warehouse a mile from its main base in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, boosting its overall warehousing capacity to 200,000ft². Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, said it had taken on the 15-year lease following an increasing appetite from both existing and new customers for storage space. She said the company, […]