Leeds-based Groupe Samat UK pulled itself out of the red last year, company results for the year to 31 December 2012 have revealed. Pre-tax profit at the chemical transport group amounted to £191,442, compared with a loss of £543,273 in 2011. Turnover fell 4.7% to £9.04m (2011: £9.48m). The directors’ report noted the company had benefited from the restructuring of the previous two years. In January, the firm added six new Renault Premiums to its 75-strong fleet. By Andrew […]
DHL supermarket deliveries of major coffee brands are under threat as 300 workers at Jacobs Douwe Egberts’ (JDE’s) site in Banbury, Oxfordshire vote this week on whether to take industrial action over a “fire and rehire” dispute.
Controlled temperature specialist Nagel Langdons increased turnover by almost 15% to £85m in the year ending 31 December 2013.
Lloyd Fraser Group has placed a 55-truck order with rental firm Ryder following a major 3PL contract win with an undisclosed fashion retailer. The order comprises 45 rigids – 16 Daf LF 7.5-tonners and 29 CF 18-tonne box trucks – which will be used on multi-drop delivery work, as well as 10 Renault Premium 44-tonne tractor units, which will be used on overnight trunking runs to the company’s five hubs. Ryder won the contract following a competitive tender, and Lloyd […]