Turnover at Ceva Logistics fell 6% in the first three months of 2013, while its profit halved as the company continued with its cost reduction measures. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) fell to €31m (£26m), compared to €66m in the first quarter of 2012. Global turnover fell to €1.6bn, compared to €1.7bn in the same three months a year ago. Ceva CEO Marvin Schlanger said: “The weak economic conditions impacting the global logistics industry continued to […]
The boss of Eddie Stobart Logistics has endorsed Chep’s collaborative transportation programme, which, according to the pallet manufacturer, saved participants more than 900,000 road miles last year.
Average turnover for the Motor Transport Top 100 rose by 4.3% year-on-year, and pre-tax profit rose 29.6% in the same period, as the largest third-party logistics businesses in the UK put the impact of the recession firmly behind them.
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]