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. […]
TNT UK’s pre-tax loss ballooned to £22.1m last year ahead of its acquisition by FedEx Corporation in May 2016.
Cambridgeshire haulier Welch’s Transport has said that trading is on a “reasonably upward trend” after it saw volume improvements in its transport business in its most recent financial year.
Brian Yeardley Continental said a willingness to reinvent itself and innovate had helped boost turnover by 17% during 2012. Summary accounts for the year ending 31 December 2012 showed sales increased to £10.2m during the period, compared with £8.7m in 2011. However, managing director Kevin Hopper said he expected a tough 2013 and that the Featherstone based company was investigating further cost savings within the business as a result. Hopper said it identified a need from some of its biggest […]