Owens (Road Services) said investment in its depot network and a focus on steel transportation, helped boost its turnover and profit in its most recent financial year. In consolidated accounts for the year ended June 2014, the Dafen, Llanelli-based operator posted turnover up 6.1% to £38.5m (2013: £36.3m) and a pre-tax profit up 9.6% to £884,200 (2013: £806,503). Company secretary Robert Williams told MT continual investment in steel transportation was a priority for Owens, as one of the largest independent […]
Bibby Distribution has reorganised internally following a two year acquisition spree and a series of contract wins and renewals in 2012. It will now divide its operations across four separate customer sectors; food manufacturing, FMCG, packaging, and paper and industrial. Iain Speak, chief executive of Bibby, told MT.co.uk that the changes were necessary in order for each division to be seen as experts on the customer sectors they serve. “We have made organisational changes so that we can articulate better […]
UK Mail chief executive Guy Buswell has said the company will be investing in its depot network and automated sortation equipment after delivering an18% uplift in pre-tax profit.