Temperature controlled supply chain specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover increase by 11% year-on-year, but its margins contract slightly as it sought to maintain service levels for customers. For the year-ending 31 December 2014 turnover rose at the MT Top 100 firm to £94.2m, compared to £85m in the previous year. Pre-tax profit, however, fell slightly to £4.2m from £4.4m in 2013. It follows a 15% rise in turnover between financial years 2012 and 2013, and a 55% rise in […]
A property revaluation was responsible for scuppering the bottom line at Bradford-based Expect Distribution in the year to the end of November 2012. It was enough to turn the previous year’s profit before tax of £432,500 into a loss of more than £943,700, despite a 14% rise in turnover from £15.8m to £18.1m.
Pentalver has said it will continue to seek new opportunities after a year that saw it open a container services site at London Gateway and expand its services in specialist haulage.
A shortage of suitable subcontractors contributed to a squeeze on margins at automotive logistics specialist Brit European Transport in its last financial year.