Fakenham, Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son has reported a 56% rise in pre-tax profit, and £2.3m rise in turnover, for the year ending 31 May 2012. The firm said the increase was down to a number of factors, including a slight hardening in rates, successful efforts to improve fuel consumption, a fortuitously-timed Christmas break and a number of new contracts that helped cut empty running. Turnover at the vehicle operator rose almost 9% during the year, from £25.6m to […]
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, […]
Third-party logistics services provider Norbert Dentressangle has been awarded a contract for warehousing and store deliveries by outdoor equipment and clothing retailer Go Outdoors, replacing former supplier Advanced Supply Chain.
Bristol-based contract hire rental firm Gulliver’s Truck Hire is growing rapidly, and made the Top 20 in the 2015 CV Informer league table of top rental companies with almost 6,000 assets, up from number 27 in 2013.