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 […]
SDC Trailers is working “flat out” to fulfil new orders created by demand from the internet retail sector, as online shopping during the pandemic continues to grow, and by the recent demise of rival trailer manufacturer Cartwright Group.
The FTA has welcomed proposals from local government secretary Eric Pickles that would give businesses the power to force a review of local parking restrictions they are unhappy with. Under the proposals, which went to consultation earlier this month, individuals or businesses would be able to force a council review of parking rules and enforcement by raising a petition signed by at least 50 people, or at least 10% of the residents or businesses in the affected local area. Councils […]
Bibby Distribution has become the latest operator to commit to a fleet refresh, with MAN set to deliver a total of 450 TGX tractors to the business during the next 18 months. An initial 55 Euro-5 units have already entered service in the Bibby fleet, with 131 scheduled for delivery in September. The remaining 264 TGX 440s will be presented throughout 2013. All units are fitted with Microlise telematics, so by the end of next year the whole Bibby fleet […]