UK Mail has said that it saw a 6% increase in turnover in the first quarter of the year, with a strong performance across its parcels and mail divisions as well as an increase in its UK Pallets division. Parcels saw a 15% increase in volumes in the three months ending 31 March, compared to the same quarter last year. UK Mail also reported that it mail business achieved “good growth” in a trading statement to the City today. The […]
A shortage of suitable subcontractors contributed to a squeeze on margins at automotive logistics specialist Brit European Transport in its last financial year.
GeoPost UK, comprising of DPD and Interlink, showed robust financial health in 2013 with significant increases in turnover and pre-tax profit.
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]