Clipper Logistics almost broke the £200m turnover barrier in its most recent results, covering the six months ended 31 October. The retail logistics specialist grew turnover by 21% year-on-year to £199.7m (2016: £164.9m). Clipper’s pre-tax profit also grew in the six months, rising 15.6% to £7.9m (2016: £6.9m). The operator said some of the extra turnover had come from the acquisitions of Tesam Distribution and RepairTech, which completed during the period and were “immediately earnings enhancing”. Clipper also launched new […]
Stan Robinson Group saw its pre-tax profit leap last year despite a marginal increase in turnover.
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, […]
Tuffnells Parcels Express sales have risen sharply with almost 300 new customers being brought on board since it was acquired in December by Connect Group.