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. For the year ended 31 March 2016, UK Mail recorded pre-tax profit of £14.4m (2015: £20.1m). The company reported it had had “teething issues” with its new technology at its Rydon site after the six months ended 30 September saw its pre tax profit fall by 80%. Since then, the loss […]
A revival in activity within the construction sector helped ET Holdings more than treble profit before tax in the year to the end of March 2014, from £192,000 to just under £760,000.
DHL Deutsche Post’s European parcels business saw turnover increase 70.3% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017, driven primarily by its acquisition of UK Mail.
Next month we should expect to see full financial year results from Fowler-Welch parent company Dart Group. The only hint of the performance at Dart’s logistics arm came on 19 April when it said: “The business remains well placed for profitable growth.” Even the date in July of its full-year results remain as enigmatic as that statement… but there are some clues.