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. […]
Once again the UK’s nine pallet networks bucked the general trend within logistics in 2012, delivering another year of growth. While Greece teetered on the precipice, dragging the whole eurozone deeper into its protracted economic malaise, Europe remained the focal point for many of the UK’s networks looking for the next big thing. European market leader Palletways faces competition with Pall-Ex’s ambitious European plans remaining on course despite the economic headwinds from the Continent, and Palletforce finally revealing its hand […]
The acquisition of House of James by Potter Logistics last year has helped contribute to a 52% growth in turnover for the York-based firm.
S&S Distribution saw a 3.2% decrease in turnover in the financial year ending 31 July 2013, but experienced an upturn in fortunes during the latter half of last year.