Pre-tax profit at Fowler Welch rose 12.8% last year, as a result of improved vehicle efficiency, new business wins and volume growth from existing customers. Parent company Dart Group revealed that pre-tax profit for Fowler Welch rose to £4.4m for the year ended 31 March 2013, up from £3.9m in 2011-12. It said this improvement was due to “organic volume growth and new business to offset any revenue losses”, while average miles per gallon increased slightly to 8.7, up from […]
Kuehne + Nagel shrugs off HMRC investigation into £17m corporation tax saving from network fee charges
A network fee charge which has saved Kuehne + Nagel Limited over £17m in corporation tax over six years is under investigation by HMRC, according to the company’s latest annual results.
Royal Mail has won a two-year contract to collect and deliver bulk mail for councils across London.
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]