Shares in road transport businesses continue to trade at record highs for the calendar year, despite a relatively quiet August and an oh-so-slight dip in the value of the MT basket of shares. News from the firms trading on the London Stock Exchange has, in the past seven days, amounted to diddly-squat. This month has seen UK Mail cement its strong performance opening a new depot in Middleton, Greater Manchester. As of today a share is worth 630p, compared to […]
Wincanton has moved to a new Southampton site to increase the work it does at the city’s port.
UK Mail has revealed a pre-tax profit of £12.9m for the 12-months ended 31 March, down 19.5% on the previous year mainly due to a £2.2m hit from closure of four depots. Group turnover for the year was up by 8.4% to £429m, however, when adjusted for the increase in Royal Mail prices implemented on 6 May 2011, revenue increased by just 3.2%. The company says the results reflect UK Mail’s resilience during a year of tough trading in markets […]
UK Mail is to open three new sites this year to accommodate current and future volume growth from its acquisition by Deutsche Post DHL.