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 Express said it does not expect to see the full benefit of its profit improvement strategy until 2018-19, as it admits it did not acheive the turnover and profitability it expected in 2014.
Welch’s Transport has laid down foundations for the future with the appointment of fourth-generation family member Chris Welch as its commercial director.
UK Mail chief executive Guy Buswell has said the company will be investing in its depot network and automated sortation equipment after delivering an18% uplift in pre-tax profit.