UK Mail Group has written down the value of its struggling UK Pallets business, revealing a £7.3m impairment charge relating to goodwill dating from its purchase in 2003. The group took action after revealing that in the six months ended 30 September 2014, turnover at the pallet network fell 1.1% to £13.9m (2013: £14.1m). Operating profit plummeted 58.6% to £200,000 (2013: £600,000). UK Mail also conceded in its interim results yesterday, that UK Pallets was still suffering “gaps in the […]
Basildon-based EDG Group has taken over fellow TPN member Enterprise Freight and Transport Services.
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]
LHR Global Logistics has fought back against Covid-19 after furloughing its workforce and has put its success down to joining Fortec.