Turnover at Boughey Distribution fell during the first half of its current financial year, despite winning a number of long-term contracts. Results for the half year to 30 November 2013, published by parent company NWF Group, showed a 2.1% decline in turnover at the food distribution arm to £18.5m (H1 2012: £18.9m). Average pallet storage volumes increased slightly to 102,000 during the period compared to 95,000 the year before, which the parent company said was higher than anticipated. Boughey also […]
Growth in haulage rates slowed almost to a halt in the first three months of the year, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Average haulage rates grew by just 0.1% against a 2005 baseline in the first quarter of 2013, down from 0.2% during the final quarter of 2012, the latest Services Producer Price Index from the ONS has revealed.
Leeds-based Groupe Samat UK pulled itself out of the red last year, company results for the year to 31 December 2012 have revealed.
A 55% rise in turnover at Norbert Dentressangle’s UK group company Norbert Dentressangle Logistics was achieved last year as a result of cost reductions, new business and the first full year’s effect of the acquisition of TDG in October 2011.