Clipper Logistics saw its pre-tax profit and turnover continue to climb in its second year as a listed company as it began a series of new contracts. For the year ended 30 April 2016, group turnover grew 23.6% from £234.8m in 2015 to £290.3m. Within that, turnover generated by its e-fulfilment and returns management services grew 61.1% to £97.6m, while turnover from its non e-fulfilment operations grew 6.1% to £108.4m. The year saw Clipper launch its next day Click and […]
John Lewis has begun a trial investigating the pros and cons of bringing its parcel deliveries in-house.
The Widdowson Group has been appointed as the Midlands logistics partner for Waitrose, the first time a third party has been selected by the supermarket to cover this region of the country. Waitrose has previously only nominated carriers to assist with distribution work in the North and South of the UK.The contract will see Widdowson’s move full and groupage loads to Waitrose DCs in Aylesford, Bardon, Bracknell and Milton Keynes. Full loads will be taken directly to the supermarket’s DCs, […]
Clipper Logistics has more than doubled its pre-tax profit in the first half of the financial year, as it felt the benefit of a multitude of contract wins.