West-Yorkshire haulier Bedfords saw a 67% year-on-year drop in pre-tax profit in its most recent financial year, despite a 6.2% rise in turnover. For the year-ending 30 September 2012 pre-tax profit at Bedfords Holdings – which comprises of transport arm Bedfords as well as Linq Alliance – fell to £300,597, from £929,391 in the previous financial year. Turnover rose slightly to £26.6m, from £25m a year ago. MD Steff Pfeadenhauer said he was not prepared to comment on the results […]
When MT meets up with Palletforce CEO Michael Conroy, at a central London hotel rather than the network’s hub in Burton-upon-Trent, it is ahead of the big EV Cargo announcement.
Pallet Network Palletforce has released a live-tracking iPhone app. Called Palletforce Pallet Tracking, the free app makes it possible to see exactly where a consignment is at any stage of its journey. Dean Hughes, Palletforce’s IT director, says: “It offers another quick and easy way for customers to track their deliveries from anywhere in the world.” The app uses information from Palletforce’s Alliance IT system to pinpoint where each consignment is. Customers need only to type in their delivery details […]
Kinaxia Logistics has added the ninth haulier to its rapidly expanding stable, rescuing Bollington-based BC Transport from administration.