Royal Mail has warned for a second time that competition from other carriers, this time Amazon’s own delivery network, will damage its growth prospects. In its half-year results, the company estimated that its total number of parcel deliveries in the UK should increase by 4% a year in the medium term, but said the impact of Amazon increasingly delivering its own parcels could reduce this growth to 1-2%. Back in June Royal Mail called for Ofcom to protect it from […]
Food transport provider Nagel Langdons increased revenues by 7% to £160.9m in the year ending 31 December 2019.
Like hauliers, truck dealers are consolidating, getting bigger, and widening the range of services they offer. Dealers no longer just sell trucks; they are increasingly taking on the vehicle repair and maintenance as more operators close their fleet engineering departments and rely on dealers for their R&M and other technical support. Rygor Commercials is a good example of this trend. The UK’s largest Mercedes-Benz franchise following its takeover of Mudie-Bond last year, Rygor’s territory now covers much of central southern […]
Turners (Soham) saw pre-tax profit and turnover increase last year due to rising fruit and vegetable volumes.