Confidence among logistics operators in future business prospects has increased significantly in the past six months, according to the latest Logistics Confidence Index compiled for Barclays and Grant Thornton UK. The six-monthly survey of 100 senior managers of UK logistics firms conducted by Analytiqa, found the industry in the first half of 2013 to be cautiously optimistic about business conditions, with the overall confidence index standing at 60.3 compared with 52.5 six months earlier. Comparing current trading conditions with the […]
The Reed Boardall Group has appointed a new MD of transport as part of efforts to get the business back on track after an 80% profits plunge last year.
A move to a new base to secure the long term future of Northants haulier Route Logistics has been funded with help from a government-backed coronavirus lending scheme.
The management team at Derby Express Couriers (Overnight) have completed a management buy-out (MBO). The Derby-based overnight courier company, which is part of the APC Overnight parcel delivery network, was sold by founding shareholder Nick Taylor to directors Lorraine Sharp and Susan Hill. “Susan and I are privileged to be able to lead the business to the next stage,” said Lorraine Sharp, who has worked at Derby Express for 12 years. “We take pride in offering a quality and reliable […]