Pall-Ex member FTS Hatswell wants to expand its storage capacity further since moving into bigger premises in June last year. It moved into the new 67,500ft² warehouse in on the Deeside industrial estate in Flintshire last summer, extending its operation that was previously based there and increasing its storage capacity to 185,000ft² over three sites. Financial director Colin Broster said the additional space is already “more or less full” since the firm won new customers and received increased business from […]
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
A selection of European businesses and trade bodies, including the FTA, has called for a Brexit transitionary period to ensure a frictionless customs and trade environment.
Norbert Dentressangle has won a new three-year contract from Premium Timber Products to deliver goods to customers throughout the UK and Ireland. The multi-million pound contract will see ND pick up timber and PVCU products including doors, decking and shelving from Premium Timber’s 140,000ft² warehouse in Somerset and its 160,000ft² warehouse in West Yorkshire and deliver to over 300 sites a week throughout the UK and Ireland, including the Isle of Man and Channel Islands. Deliveries will be made to […]