C Butt has made its largest pre-tax profit in five years, and is back in the black for the first time in three years. The Northamptonshire operator has had an eventful few years. It spent just six months as a Pall-Ex member in 2012/13 before withdrawing, citing lower than expected volumes. It has also spent previous years recovering from the insolvency of a major customer, coming out of a pension scheme and dealing with insurance claims, on top of exiting […]
Pall-Ex Group has strengthened its senior management team with two new appointments.
Advanced Processing, which trades as Advanced Supply Chain, took another step towards its target of £100m turnover by 2016, after a revealing a 57% rise in its most recent financial year. For the 12 months ending 30 June 2012 turnover rose to £28m, from £17.5m in the previous 12 month period. The garment processing specialist also increased its profitability, revealing a pre-tax profit of £1.1m compared to £508,333. In setting its £100m target for 2016, the Bradford-based operator has stated […]
Early reports show London 2012 didn’t result in the hoped-for volume growth for logistics After the expectation, worry and planning, London 2012 has passed into history. Confounding expectations, the organisers delivered and the UK got behind the competition with uncharacteristic fervour. But while we can all take pride from the record medal haul, did this translate into more sorely needed business for Team Road Transport? Nick Matthews, MD of Essex haulier Roadways Container Logistics, said: “While the Olympics was a […]