Boughey Distribution parent NWF Group saw turnover at the division drop 14.2% last year and operating profit halved, due to difficult market conditions and poor consumer spending in supermarkets. Its financial results, published today, showed that turnover at the grocery distribution business fell to £36.4m for the year ended 31 May 2013 (2012: £42.4m), while operating profit halved to £1.4m, down from £3m in 2012. Despite winning some small contracts, the business had some spare storage space and volumes remained […]
Boughey Distribution parent NWF Group has revealed that its pre-tax profit fell by a third, despite a 16% increase in revenue. Revenue rose to £540.2m for the year-ending 31 May, up from £463.8m 2011. However pre-tax profit dropped to £5.1m, compared to £7.6m in the previous financial year. Chief executive Richard Whiting says: “NWF has delivered a profit in line with the board’s expectations and has been successful in reducing debt further than expected.” Fuel division NWF Fuels continues to […]
Boughey Distribution has updated its fleet with 50 new curtainsiders from Tiger Trailers, replacing older assets and increasing Tiger’s share of the fleet to more than 75%.
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…