Expect Distribution has blamed a fall in profit on its loss-making two-man delivery service, which ceased operating in May last year, but said that new deals in its contract logistics business will get it back on track. The company saw its pre-tax profit fall by 17.5% to £548,152 for the year ended 30 November 2015 (2014: £664,812). The directors’ strategic report said the fall was, in part, due to the two-man delivery service, “which continued to incur significant losses prior […]
Hermes Group, parent company of UK parcel carrier Hermes Parcelnet, has seen “significant growth” in turnover for the twelfth year running, which it attributed to the rapidly growing e-commerce sector.
Pre-tax profit fell by almost a third at UK Mail in a year that saw the group move to a new hub and fit-it with incompatible parcel sorting technology.