A combination of winning and retaining business and improving efficiency helped turnover and pre-tax profit at Wincanton grow in the first half of this year. The operator’s results for the six months to 30 September 2014 revealed that pre-tax profit grew by nearly a third to £12.7m, compared to £9.7m in the same period last year. Turnover also increased to £550.9m from £542.2m. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk, Wincanton chief executive Eric Born said the 3PL’s focus continued to be on winning […]
An interim agreement has been reached between the DVSA and unions Prospect and the PCS in their long-running dispute over terms and conditions for staff at the government agency.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has picked up a new European warehousing and distribution deal with cable company Liberty Global. ND will establish Liberty’s European DC in Venray, the Netherlands, along with a number of regional DCs, the first of which opened last month in Switzerland. The agreement builds on an existing partnership ND has with UPC, Liberty’s European division, in the Netherlands. Liberty works in the cable TV, broadband internet and telephony services sectors throughout Europe and South America. Its brands […]
NFT Distribution recorded a pre-tax loss in the 12 months to 2 April 2016 after exceptional costs of £7.1m, although the operator said it was now well placed to prosper.