Confidence among logistics operators has surged in the last six months with nearly 85% expecting their turnover to increase during 2014, a new survey has shown. The UK Logistics Confidence Index, conducted twice a year by research agency Analytiqa for Grant Thornton and Barclays, suggests an overall confidence index of 74.9 among over 100 senior logistics managers at the end of last year, almost 25% up on the figure six months earlier and up 43% on those a year ago. […]
Arcese UK said it expects 2013 to remain as flat as 2012, despite posting a 77% increase in pre-tax profit in 2012.
Optimism in the logistics sector is at its lowest level in 12 years, according to the latest Logistics Confidence Index, with companies citing uncertainty over Brexit and the ongoing driver shortage as key contributors to falling levels of confidence.
Palletways bought Dalkeith for the second time this year, after it went into administration in August.