Clugston Distribution Services’ diversification strategy paid dividends last year, with the firm’s focus on expanding its market presence in fuels, bulk foods, ash powders and intermodal work throughout 2013, contributing to its robust financial performance. For the year ended 31 January 2014, the Scunthorpe-based bulk distribution specialist boosted revenue by 21% to £13.2m from £10.9m, while slashing its pre-tax loss by 64% from £774,000 to £276,000. As well as strong growth from its market and customer base diversification, Clugston revealed […]
Next month we should expect to see full financial year results from Fowler-Welch parent company Dart Group. The only hint of the performance at Dart’s logistics arm came on 19 April when it said: “The business remains well placed for profitable growth.” Even the date in July of its full-year results remain as enigmatic as that statement… but there are some clues.
Wincanton has been awarded a new contract with retailer Halfords that will see it become the sole operator of its national transport contract.
Wincanton has won a five year storage and distribution contract with children’s toy and furniture manufacturer Worlds Apart. Annually, the contract will see the firm deliver 20,000 orders to around 1,350 locations, including homes and retailers. Wincanton will also oversee the storage of the firms goods, storing approximately 3,300 pallets in its warehouses, a throughput of 18,000 a year. “As we strive forward with our ambitious growth plans and continue to launch new and exciting products onto the market, it […]