DX Group has said that the shortage of skilled HGV drivers continues to affect its profitability as it continues to address its performance following a profit warning in November. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk chief financial officer Ian Pain said that the shortage had been so acute that DX had had to leave 7.5-tonne vehicles parked up and “cover them with Sprinters, which adds cost to the business”. The operator has focused its efforts on a ‘warehouse to wheels’ scheme to develop […]
Owens Group is looking to buy a facility in Wrexham after its last financial year saw profit more than double.
Pre-tax profit fell by a third last year at MT Top 100 company Fred Sherwood & Sons (Transport), despite a 2% increase in turnover.
Manchester-based AKW Group returned to profitability in 2013, as both its transport and warehousing businesses enjoyed bumper trading.