TNT UK’s pre-tax loss ballooned to £22.1m last year ahead of its acquisition by FedEx Corporation in May 2016. New accounts published at Companies House show the business’s year-on-year loss increased 32.3% compared with a loss of £16.7m a year earlier. Turnover in the year ended 31 December 2015 fell 1% to £718m (2014: £725m). The carrier’s operating margin was minus 2.9% compared with minus 2.3% a year earlier. In its accounts, TNT UK said it had seen a decline […]
Crewe, Cheshire-based Brit European Transport made a dramatic return to profit during 2011, recording a pre-tax profit of £334,000 compared to pre-tax loss of £453,000 the previous year. Turnover in the year to 31 December rose 20% from £20m to £24m, all but £2m of which was generated in the UK. The firm, which specialises in car, CV, plant and equipment and lift truck transport, as well as bulk tanker work, said there had been “stability and in some cases […]
City Link will need to improve account management and customer service if it is to become profitable again, analysts said, following its sale to private equity investor Better Capital.