AKW Group saw turnover rise by 11.7% across its transport and warehousing divisions last year. The Manchester operator posted group turnover of £19.9m for the year ended June 2014 (2013: £17.8m), while pre-tax profit increased from £112,799 to £736,014. The Partnerlink member said a decision to increase storage capacity during 2010/2011 had led to continued growth in its contract packing and warehousing division. Improvements in IT and a new warehouse management system had also improved operational efficiencies. In its transport […]
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