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 […]
Ceva has won a three year distribution contract with shoe retailer Macintosh Retail Group, delivering for its Brantano and Jones Bootmaker stores.
Tomorrow I will be speaking with Wincanton chief executive Eric Born as Britain’s second largest road transport operation (or is it?) reveals its latest annual accounts. The most important part is – can the company turn a profit and for much of the past 12 months it has promised “good progress” in its strategy to return to “sustainable profit growth”. Before then its been a week of scalping – shares in the transport tracker are either flat, or down, across […]
Wines and spirits supplier Pernod Ricard Group has renewed its UK warehousing and distribution contract with Wincanton, extending their relationship by five years.