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. […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics saw its turnover and profit grow in its first full trading year under the majority ownership of private equity firm DouglasBay Capital, despite what it described as difficult trading conditions in its core markets.
C Butt saw both its pre-tax and turnover crash in its most recent financial year, after the loss of three major contracts.
Despite the continuing uncertainty over the UK economy and the future of foreign drivers post-Brexit, confidence amongst UK’s logistics businesses has risen from the historic low registered in the first half of 2016, according to a new survey. Although the latest UK Logistics Confidence Index from Barclays and Moore Stephens, remained depressed at 53 in the second half of 2016, compared with the high point two years ago of 71.4, it is at least up from the 51.8 low seen […]