Great Bear Distribution delivered a stellar performance in the final financial year before Culina Group bought it in March. For the year to 31 December 2015, the Chester-based distribution and storage company reported an 8.2% turnover rise to £152.5m (2014: £141m) with pre-tax profit up 9.9% to £11.1m (2014: £10.1m) in the same period. In its strategic report the board attributed the company’s growth to its long-standing relationships with its customers and exceptional levels of service. It added that Great […]
Operator Allport is marking its 50th anniversary this year by introducing a new corporate identity and livery to 380 vehicles across its fleet in the UK. Allport Cargo Services was adopted by subsidiaries and joint-venture partners in countries around the world last year, with the UK the final part of the operation to take up the new name. The redesign is part of a marketing push intended to strengthen its image within the retail market, where it works with the […]
Suckling Transport delivered an 8% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 31 December 2015, according to its latest annual results.
DHL Express has revealed that it intends to sell its same-day domestic business to technology distributor Rico Logistics later this month, as it continues to focus on the international express market.