Rico Logistics UK and Europe has appointed a new MD, Paul Parrish. Parrish joins the same-day logistics and parts distribution company following the integration of DHL’s UK Same-day business, which it acquired in October 2013. An interview with Keith Whitehead, head of strategic development, last November, revealed the business was hungry for more growth, with the company looking to make acquisitions within the service logistics sector with financial backing from Goldman Sachs, as well as KKR via parent company TVS […]
Ambitious Bradford-based operator Advanced Supply Chain has launched a consultancy service offering logistics advice to SMEs. The operator, which has predicted a turnover of £100m within five years, is targeting the new Consultancy Plus service at smaller businesses. The first company to benefit from the new service, Lancashire-based soft furnishings supplier J Rosenthal & Son, has already made improvements to operational management, staffing, strategic thinking and recruitment. Mike Danby, chief executive at Advanced Supply Chain, said: “We decided to bring […]
Clipper Logistics has more than doubled its pre-tax profit in the first half of the financial year, as it felt the benefit of a multitude of contract wins.
AKW Group saw its annual pre-tax profit climb by more than 60%, despite a £600,000 write off, after it delivered better-than-expected sales at its transport, warehousing and contract packaging businesses.