Adverse weather conditions hit volumes in Kuehne + Nagel’s road and rail logistics division, which saw an 85% drop in first quarter EBITDA. The firm’s Q1 results revealed that invoiced turnover for the division dipped slightly to CHF 737m (£517m) from CHF 744m in Q1 2012, as volumes were hit by poor weather conditions and a “difficult” economic situation in Europe. Declines in groupage volumes also contributed to a fall in first quarter EBITDA, which dropped to CHF 2m (Q1 […]
Simon Gibson Transport enjoyed what it described as an “excellent trading year” in 2015, shortly before it was sold to GCA Europe SA.
Chilled food distribution specialist NFT has seen its turnover and pre-tax profit rise at the same time as signing a five-year refinancing package with HSBC. Turnover increased by 8% to £152.4m for the year-ending 31 March, from £140.9m a year ago. Pre-tax profit rose 60% from £1.4m to £2.2m. Its shared user transport network delivered an average of 39,000 pallets a week of food and general merchandise in the financial year, an increase of 40% year-on-year. A contract with an […]
Hermes Group, parent company of UK parcel carrier Hermes Parcelnet, has seen “significant growth” in turnover for the twelfth year running, which it attributed to the rapidly growing e-commerce sector.