The combination of a full-year of contributions from Roadways Container Logistics (RCL), and “significant progress” in its distribution business saw turnover hit nearly £200m and pre-tax profit rise 75% at Maritime Transport. For the year-ending 27 December 2015 turnover at Maritime stood at £198.3m, up on £162.8m in the previous financial year. Pre-tax profit rose to £5.4m, compared to £3m. It is its fourteenth consecutive year of turnover growth, with the business virtually doubling in size in the past five […]
Roadways Container Logistics is to introduce Fargo Systems’ smartphone telematics software into its business, allowing employees to respond to changing delivery and planning requirements on the go. The five-year deal will see the Tops On the Go Android smartphone software put in the hands of employees working out of Roadways’ seven depots. Initially 50 units will be deployed, with full implementation during the first quarter of 2013 providing coverage across the business and the operator’s 300-strong vehicle fleet. Using the […]
Maritime Transport has reported an 11th consecutive year of revenue growth.
Nick Matthews, formerly MD of Roadways Container Logistics, has joined Pentalver as general manager of its Cannock operation just weeks after Roadways was bought by Maritime Transport.