APC Overnight has reported larger parcel volumes this year as well as a greater uplift on its busiest day, after seeing increases in both turnover and pre-tax profit last year. Finance director Mark Fletcher said a commitment to customer service and a “personal approach” to its deliveries contributed to a 35% jump in pre-tax profit for the year ended 31 March 2013, up to £6m (2011-12: £4.4m). The network, which opened its new hub in Cannock earlier this year, also […]
Welch’s Transport saw profit fall in a year with an “uncomfortably high” turnover in operational staff, according to the firm’s latest annual results.
Gist blamed one-off pension costs and retailers’ squeezing of supply chain providers for a 23% fall in pre-tax profit last year, but it still saw turnover rise by 7.2%. For the year ended 31 December 2011 pre-tax profit fell to just under £18.8m, from £24.5m the previous year. However, turnover rose 7.2% year-on-year from £379m to £406m. Gist chief executive Martin Gwynn told Motortransport.co.uk: “Business performance remains robust. Excluding the effect of the one-off pension charges, profit increased year-on-year despite […]
Nightline’s CEO has said the introduction of a postcode system in the Republic of Ireland will reduce costs and improve efficiency when delivering to customers.