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 […]
Mobile elevated-platform supplier Lavendon Group, which trades as Nationwide Platforms, has terminated its five-year delivery and collection contract with Wincanton a year after it outsourced transport to the 3PL.
Wincanton has written to Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) employees on the Aggregate Industries’ Concrete Products Division contract ahead of the switch in contractor, Motortransport.co.uk can exclusively reveal.
Haulage bosses from six fuel distribution firms are due to resume talks with the Unite union this morning (10 April) following the Easter weekend. Conciliation service Acas is leading the discussions, which kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and continued for two days, over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment conditions. Acas chief conciliator Peter Harwood says of the talks so far: “The discussions have been constructive, with the parties positively engaged and committed to the process.” If talks fail, […]