City Link cut its first quarter losses by more than a third but remained loss-making ahead of its sale to turnaround investor Better Capital. The parcel carrier cut its first quarter adjusted operating loss by 36% to £8.1m (2012: £12.7m) during the first three months of 2013. Former parent Rentokil Initial’s first quarter results also revealed that the operator’s turnover was slightly down at £72.7m (2012: £73.5m). Rentokil Initial chief executive Alan Brown said City Link’s results were “in line […]
Yodel made its seventh loss in a row in the year ended 30 June 2016, while its sister company Arrow XL saw its pre-tax profit leap by more than 500%.
Hargreaves Services has warned that its transport division’s operating profit may fall by £500,000 this year due a decline in the coal, steel and construction markets.
With volumes and demand on the up, 2012 has been a year of change for parcel carriers. But adjusting to the increase in demand in a competitive market has been easier for some than it has for others. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the biggest stories in the parcel market during the past 12 months. UPS agrees TNT takeover bid Parcel giant UPS’ planned acquisition of TNT Express was one of the most talked about stories in the parcels […]