Willenhall-based express delivery firm Aspray24 has attributed a fall in profitability last year to the introduction of the Driver CPC and driver shortages. Turnover in the year to the end of December 2014 rose 8.8% to £35.9m (2013: £32.9m) but profit before tax fell just over 20% to £1.07m (£1.35m). MD Stuart Laight was not available for comment at the time of writing but in their financial report on the year, the firm’s directors said: “Growth plans for the next […]
Pollock (Scotrans) boosted pre-tax profit last year despite a fall in revenues brought about by “challenging” conditions created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Kuehne + Nagel’s acquisition of international groupage specialist RH Freight in March last year caught many in the industry – including Motor Transport it has to be said – by surprise. But it was all part of the Swiss-owned global logistics business’ long term strategy, as Glenn Lindfield, KN’s senior vice president for contract logistics in North West Europe, tells Steve Hobson Unlike some other logistics firms who spend big money promoting their brands, family-owned Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + […]
Biffa delivers better than expected Q1 performance, despite challenge of Covid-19 and driver shortage
Covid-19, the HGV driver shortage and supply chain issues are creating some “near term” challenges for Biffa, the waste haulier reported ahead of its AGM.