Scottish multimodal operator John G Russell has said it is attracting new customers via its UK-wide road and rail network, and that it will continue to benefit from an increased workload as a result. Having now shed its sister chest-freezer manufacturing unit, John G Russell (Transport) saw a 9.3% increase in turnover for the year-ending 31 March 2014 to £60m, from £54.9m in the previous year. Pre-tax profit increased by 183.5% year-on-year, from £933,743 to £2.65m. Chief executive Alan Poulton […]
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]
The UK MD of Gefco has said that the 3PL will be more profitable in the future, as it has made moves to strengthen its offering both inside, and outside, of the automotive logistics market.
Think Logistics will be hosting a stand at this year’s Multimodal event, to garner support from previously untapped areas of the logistics sector attending the three-day event.