Trading at the transport operations at Welch’s Transport this year is “progressing well” after a “reasonable performance” in 2012, according to MD Jim Welch. Despite the contribution of road haulage and warehousing activities at Welch’s Transport falling slightly from £8.8m in 2011 to £8.6m in the 12 months ending 31 December 2012 Welch told Motortransport.co.uk that the division “traded consistently profitably, and ahead of 2011”. Last year it relocated its Cambridge transport depot – which saw it release its existing […]
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that its new DC in Castle Donington in the East Midlands will open this spring. The 900,000ft² site, which M&S will run itself, will create around 1,000 new jobs over time, said a company spokesman.
Here we are at the end of yet another year and the time when the MT cost tables appear.
A shortage of suitable subcontractors contributed to a squeeze on margins at automotive logistics specialist Brit European Transport in its last financial year.