UK Mail’s bull run couldn’t last. After hitting the heights of 510pence per share last week, following a stellar set of results, it has drifted back slowly to 497p as of today – still significantly higher than the 445p the week before its full year results. Not bad work in a fortnight. But it has still helped the MT basket of six shares hit a new high for the year: £18.67… That’s a 14.7% increase since the beginning of this […]
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]
Despite walking away from contracts and uncertain container volumes, Wincanton’s half year results recorded a 52% jump in pre-tax profit. Motortransport.co.uk talks to CEO Adrian Colman.
This year’s winner of the Haulier of the Year award was Wincanton, the UK’s largest logistics operator, which has seen a remarkable turnaround in performance after a difficult few years.