Removals firm Pickfords suffered a small decline in turn-over and profit in the last financial year but still managed to keep well ahead of its performance two years ago. In the year to the end of September 2015, turnover fell 3.75% to £67.2m (2014: £69.8m), while pre-tax profit was down 6.9% at £3.6m (£3.8m), leaving the firm with a margin of more than 5%. Last year’s results were, however, up 20% in terms of turnover and 141% in terms of […]
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) UK has criticised the way in which Liverpool’s bus lane suspension trial is being conducted and called for the Mayor of Liverpool to terminate it.
Despite the continuing uncertainty over the UK economy and the future of foreign drivers post-Brexit, confidence amongst UK’s logistics businesses has risen from the historic low registered in the first half of 2016, according to a new survey. Although the latest UK Logistics Confidence Index from Barclays and Moore Stephens, remained depressed at 53 in the second half of 2016, compared with the high point two years ago of 71.4, it is at least up from the 51.8 low seen […]