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 […]
Haulage rates continued to stagnate during the first half of the year, new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have suggested.
Rising driver wages and greater use of agency staff to combat recruitment difficulties contributed to a second year of reduced profit for Felixstowe-based container haulier James Kemball.