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 […]
A “satisfactory” fourth quarter left French logistics giant Norbert Dentressangle with group turnover of €3.88bn (£3.32bn) during 2012 – up 8.5%. The group’s transport division accounted for just over €2bn of this (up 3.7%), despite reduced volumes from some customers; with its contract logistics work adding just under €1.8bn (up 12%), thanks mainly to a strong performance in the UK, Italy and the Netherlands. The firm’s burgeoning freight forwarding activities, meanwhile, generated revenues of €143m (up 67%). Although ND’s total […]
Palletways (UK) saw turnover increase to £163.7m in the year to 31 May 2015 (2014: £146m), according to its latest accounts published at Companies House.
John Lewis has revealed plans for a 638,000ft² DC in Milton Keynes, its third in the area.