ACS&T said squeezed rates and higher subcontracting costs in its transport operations were the main reasons for a fall in operating profit during 2014, despite a boost in turnover. Results for the year ended 27 December 2014, show an operating profit before exceptional costs of £500,000 (2013: £1.2m). Turnover rose 4% from £20.5m to £21.3m in the period. MD Malcolm Johnstone said the results were in line with company expectations given the competitive environment in which the business operates. He […]
Temperature-controlled operator ACS&T has said that making its operation and facilities some of the “best in the business” led to improvement in profit last year.
Bedfords Group has won a five-year contract extension with Associated Newspapers, covering distribution of the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday.
Third-party logistics providers have this year won millions of pounds in business, taking on more work from existing customers as well as winning contracts from new clients. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the highest value and longest contract wins of 2014.