Whistl UK posted a loss in the year it begin a nationwide roll-out of its own final mile delivery network. Its annual accounts for the year ended 31 December 2013 show that the company recorded a £8.1m pre-tax loss, compared to a pre-tax profit of £5.7m the previous year. Whistl declined to comment on the results, but financial reports published at Companies House said turnover grew “in line with anticipated growth of the company”. Its turnover for the year increased […]
The transition from Norbert Dentressangle to XPO Logistics in 2015 saw the 3PL make strong turnover gains across its three primarily road transport based activities in the UK.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is about to enter the final stage of its investigation into Mercedes-Benz and five vehicle dealerships over suspected breaches of the Competition Act in the distribution of commercial vehicles. The investigation, launched in 2010, relates to five separate alleged infringements between March 2007 and January 2010, each of them involving two or three dealers, and two of them also involving Mercedes-Benz. Apart from Mercedes UK parent Daimler UK, and ultimate parent Daimler AG, the […]
Wincanton’s share price is trading at its highest level in a year, and despite a fall in turnover the 3PL’s operational strength appears to have pleased its critics, for now at least.