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 […]
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.
Fowler Welch is on course to achieve a stronger set of financial figures this year than last, the chief executive of its parent company has told MT.co.uk. Dart Group’s Philip Meeson said despite tough prevailing economic conditions, Fowler Welch continues to grow its business and prove that its service levels are attractive to customers. “We’re gaining more business and we’re very satisfied with the progress that is being made and the support we get from our customers,” said Meeson. “The […]
AKW Group saw its annual pre-tax profit climb by more than 60%, despite a £600,000 write off, after it delivered better-than-expected sales at its transport, warehousing and contract packaging businesses.