A double-digit rise in income from its expanding warehousing operation helped food logistics service provider Grocontinental achieve a 6% increase in turnover in the year to 31 October 2014. The Whitchurch, Shropshire-based firm generated a total of £31.8m during the year (2013: £30m), of which £16.4m came from its multi-temperature warehousing operation and sundry sales – up £2m (12.9%) on the previous year. Turnover from the firm’s 58 truck and 120 trailer transport operation, however, fell slightly from £15.5m to […]
The Co-operative Group has confirmed that a significant number of staff will take redundancy, following its move to consolidate two DCs. Its Wellington, Somerset and Portbury, Bristol DCs will merge into a new £20m regional distribution centre at Avonmouth. A spokeswoman for the grocery retailer told MT: “As planned, as the new DC at Avonmouth begins operation, there will be a phased reduction in the number of employees at our Chelston site in Wellington and at our Portbury site. “All […]
DX Group has declared it is on the road to recovery, after trimming its annual loss by more than £60m.
By the time the Beast from the East had done its damage and spring was finally making itself known, official figures showed that there had been 574 insolvencies in UK logistics during the first three months of 2018.