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 […]
Viridor, the refuse and recycling operator, saw its turnover boosted by an acquisition spree last year, but profit fell as growth in recycling failed to offset a fall in landfill volumes. Viridor bought JWS Churngold for £14.25m in November 2011, having purchased Storm Recycling in June of that year and In January 2011 Veolia’s trade waste collection interests in Cornwall and North Devon and its industrial and commercial collection interests in Devon and Somerset. The company, which now makes half […]
Profit fell by almost a third at Royal Mail in the first half of the current financial year, as the business invested heavily as part of its ongoing modernisation.
Circle Express has continued to trade successfully under a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), achieving its second consecutive profitable year.