CM Downton delivered the 888,246 ceramic poppies on display at the Tower of London, each representing a British or Commonwealth soldier who died in the Great War. Since 1 August, CM Downton has been delivering poppies to the Tower of London on behalf of manufacturer Johnson Tiles. It has been collecting three to four loads per week from its Stoke-on-Trent plant, transporting them to Derby where they were sprayed and glazed and delivering full-loads to the Tower of London. The […]
CM Downton has continued its winning streak, securing a three-year contract extension worth £12m with aluminium extrusion producer Sapa Profiles UK.
EmergeVest, the Hong Kong-based private-equity investor that has acquired CM Downton, NFT Distribution and Palletforce over the past four years, has merged its road transport and logistics assets into one company: EV Cargo.
The driver shortage becoming more acute drove CM Downton’s profit down in the 2016/17 financial year, and the operator said it’s having its “most difficult commercial conversations” with clients to date as it moves to increase fees.