Whistl has completed its management buyout deal (MBO) from former parent company Post NL. The MBO was announced in July, when Post NL announced it would retain just 17.5% of the company, as opposed to the 100% it held until now, giving Whistl control of the remaining 82.5%. When the deal was announced, Whistl chief executive Nick Wells said it would give the company, formerly known as TNT Post, more freedom in its approach to the UK mail market. He […]
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
NFT Distribution reported profit up but turnover down in its first trading year under the ownership of private equity backer EmergeVest.
Container haulier Pentalver Cannock said a rise in turnover and pre-tax profit during 2017 was essentially down to the continuing improvement in trading conditions since the economic downturn.