Acumen Automotive Logistics claims it can triple its turnover in three years after winning a three-year contract with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). The automotive transport arm of Acumen Logistics Group has predicted a doubling its turnover in 18 months based on JLR’s current levels of growth. According to Acumen Automotive Logistics most recent financial accounts published to Companies House, turnover for the year ended 31 December 2012 stood at £4.9m. The contract, which could potentially be extended by two years, […]
Arcese UK said it expects 2013 to remain as flat as 2012, despite posting a 77% increase in pre-tax profit in 2012.
Wincanton will be back in the black this financial year as the group’s extensive restructuring and disposals programme bears fruit. Wincanton chief executive Eric Born tells MT: “When [we] started this programme we said it would take two years to arrest the decline. We are bang on track. It’s absolutely what I’m expecting.” A year of restructuring and disposals saw it sell its European operations to focus on the UK and Ireland, dispose of its 20% shareholding in Culina Logistics […]
Watch what happened at the Microlise Transport Conference last month, when Motortransport.co.uk chaired a debate between seven of the eight major truck manufacturers, who were looking ahead to what the market holds for all in road transport in 2020.