Chester-based third party logistics provider Great Bear Distribution has said it “performed well” last year after raising turnover by over 12% and pre-tax profit by nearly 8%. The firm, which provides distribution and storage for a range of international blue-chip companies in the UK including Diageo, Michelin, Sainsbury’s and Unilever, delivered a 12.5% rise in turnover to £132.25m in the year to 31 December (2012: 117.5m) along with a 7.9% increase in pre-tax profit to £10.2m (2012: £9.45m). The results […]
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 […]
Average turnover for the Motor Transport Top 100 rose by 4.3% year-on-year, and pre-tax profit rose 29.6% in the same period, as the largest third-party logistics businesses in the UK put the impact of the recession firmly behind them.
Elddis Transport’s focus on fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) has helped the family firm weather the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and win new business, MD Nigel Cook told motortransport.co.uk this week.