Despite new business wins and growth in average storage volumes, turnover at Boughey Distribution remained flat last year. In its annual results for the year ended 31 May 2014, parent company NWF Group revealed that Boughey, its food distribution division, signed a number of long-term contracts during the year, boosting storage volumes at the business. NWF claimed overall storage levels at Boughey reached an average of 97,000 pallets during the year, compared to 93,000 the year before, but total loads […]
The popular Engineer in Court mock trial by jury returns at Derby University on 27 June, with the centrepiece ‘trial’ this year trying a case of corporate manslaughter following an insecure load falling from a vehicle. Society of Operations Engineers chief executive Nick Jones will this year don the judges’ wig and gown to oversee proceedings and a line up of top barristers including Michael Ponsonby, James Godden and a team from Backhouse Jones will cross examine witnesses. The court […]
Well you win some and you lose some. Trading in shares at UK Mail Group continues to be a profitable experience, but – despite a good performance in its transport division Hargreaves shares continue to splutter.