The MT Top 100 largest operators in the UK run on an average margin of just 2.6%, and this comes after the industry became more profitable in 2012.In 2011, average return on sales was just 0.86% as operators struggled in a weak economy, but 2012 saw a major rebound. This has corresponded with an increase in average turnover across the top operators as the industry finds itself in a stronger position. DHL continued its reign as the largest operator, with […]
Wincanton has won a contract extension with organic skincare firm Neal’s Yard, which will run until at least 2014. The logistics firm has worked with Neal’s since 2008 when it scooped a three-year deal to handle warehousing and deliveries from its 500,000ft² shared-user DC in Greenford, West London. Jon Hiatt, operations director at Neal’s Yard Remedies, says: “To support our growth plans we need the flexibility that Wincanton’s supply chain solutions provide, coupled with the agility to be able to […]
Transport and logistics firm Rhys Davies & Sons marked its sixtieth anniversary last year with a 58% rise in profit, the firm’s latest annual results statement has revealed.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has won a new five-year contract with long-term customer Sabic UK Petrochemicals to provide a maintenance, repair and operational (MRO) engineering spares warehousing and stores service.