Clipper Logistics has enjoyed a successful first year listed on the London Stock Exchange, experiencing a leap in turnover and profit. The company, which has just struck a deal with retailer John Lewis to develop its click and collect service, saw group turnover climb 16.7% to £234.8m in the year to 30 April 2015. This compared with turnover of £201m a year earlier. Overall, group pre-tax profit leapt 140% to £9.5m (2014: £3.9m). Contract wins and renewals in the year […]
UPS predicts that tomorrow (20 December) will be its busiest day of the year with an estimated 28 million packages delivered worldwide. The parcels giant expects to deliver over 12 million more packages on its busiest day than its daily worldwide average of 15.8 million parcels. It anticipates delivering 527 million parcels globally in the four weeks running up to Christmas, a 9.7% increase on 2011’s 480 million. The carrier also expects a surge in return volumes on 3 January, […]
Norbert Dentressangle’s (ND) UK business saw a 10% increase in its turnover last year, while group turnover jumped 15%.
Former FTA president and ex-Christian Salvesen chief executive Stewart Oades has been appointed as a non-executive director at Wincanton.