Stobart Group has made a “solid” start to its financial year despite a cold and wet June followed by the July heat wave causing volatility in its retail distribution business. The Group said today (23 August) that in the six months to the 31 August its transport and distribution division had “performed well” and it had begun to implement Eddie Stobart systems and processes into Autologic as it looked to improve the divisions profitability. The changing weather patterns had led […]
Today Wincanton posted what its MD Eric Born (pictured) called a “boringly predictable” set of half year results, with a 1.6% decline in group turnover and a 2.6% increase in operating profit.
Stobart Group has shaken off a tough start to the year by revealing a 7.2% improvement in the profitability of its transport operations, and a 13% leap in turnover driven by the addition of Autologic.