Well you win some and you lose some. Trading in shares at UK Mail Group continues to be a profitable experience, but – despite a good performance in its transport division Hargreaves shares continue to splutter. Yesterday Hargreaves Logistics said its turnover had increased by £5.4m from £77.3m to £82.7m for the 12 months ending 31 May. However operating profit fell slightly to £4m, from £4.1m a year ago. But its shares have fallen week on week to 800p, from […]
Supply chain collaboration could save around £2bn a year on fuel costs, a panel of logistics industry leaders revealed at last week’s International Festival of Business in Liverpool.
The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met.
Stobart Group has been granted permission for a 374,000 ft² distribution centre as part of its approved planning application to re-develop Carlisle Airport. Andrew Tinkler, Stobart Group chief executive, says: “The freight distribution centre will allow Eddie Stobart to attract new clients while providing the rental income required to develop Carlisle Airport and commence passenger operations.” Stobart bought the airport and associated land in 2009 and has been involved in a long-running battle with local residents to develop the site […]