Bridgend, South Wales-based John Raymond Transport saw an increase in both turnover and pre-tax profit last year. Its annual accounts for the year ended 30 September 2013, published to Companies House, showed a 35% increase in pre-tax profit to £56,000, up from £41,752 in 2012. Turnover at the company, which is part of the Harlequin Logistics consortium (pictured), increased slightly from £19.8m to £20.2m in the same period, despite what the directors described as a “challenging” economic climate. “However the […]
Whistl saw its pre-tax profit crash by more than 400% last year after ending its foray into the final mile delivery market, but predicts it will have recovered by the end of 2016.
United Pallet Network member DBL Logistics has secured £1.8m of funding from HSBC to expand the business with a new 50,000ft² Sheffield DC. Due for completion in January 2013, the new site will run in tandem with DBL’s existing 25,000ft² facility in the Sheffield Business Park, and the company hopes additional volumes will boost its annual turnover, currently £3m per year. The company holds an O-licence for 15 trucks and trailers, but will look to increase the authorisation to 25 […]
The cost of rolling-out and running Whistl’s end-to-end final mile delivery service had exceeded £10m by the end of 2014, newly published accounts reveal.