Average weekly earnings in the transport and storage sector appear to be rising faster than in the wider economy, new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show. Published this week, the ONS figures suggest average weekly earnings in the transport and storage sector in November 2013 of £547 (including bonuses), up 2.6% on the figure a year earlier. That compares to an average in the wider economy of £475 a week, up 0.6% from the previous year. The […]
Bradford-based logistics firm Expect Distribution has closed its two-man e-retail delivery operation, following a number of “operational challenges”.
Norbert Dentressangle has reported a 9.1% increase in pre-tax profit on the back of an 8.5% increase in annual turnover for 2012.
A “satisfactory” fourth quarter left French logistics giant Norbert Dentressangle with group turnover of €3.88bn (£3.32bn) during 2012 – up 8.5%. The group’s transport division accounted for just over €2bn of this (up 3.7%), despite reduced volumes from some customers; with its contract logistics work adding just under €1.8bn (up 12%), thanks mainly to a strong performance in the UK, Italy and the Netherlands. The firm’s burgeoning freight forwarding activities, meanwhile, generated revenues of €143m (up 67%). Although ND’s total […]