Even if customs clearance is reinstated following Brexit, leaving the EU remains the best thing for the UK, according to Europa Worldwide Group MD Andrew Baxter. Dartford-based Europa has a 45/55% split in its European/UK freight volume and plans to increase exports to the continent. “It would be much better if customs clearance was not reinstated. But Brexit is the right thing for the UK even if it means it is,” he said. He added that the prime minister had […]
Highbridge, Somerset-based RT Keedwell Holdings boosted its pre-tax profit almost 25-fold in the year to 31 October 2012, reporting pre-tax profit of £198,000 compared to just £8,000 the previous year as it recovered from a serious downturn in the construction sector.
Early reports show London 2012 didn’t result in the hoped-for volume growth for logistics After the expectation, worry and planning, London 2012 has passed into history. Confounding expectations, the organisers delivered and the UK got behind the competition with uncharacteristic fervour. But while we can all take pride from the record medal haul, did this translate into more sorely needed business for Team Road Transport? Nick Matthews, MD of Essex haulier Roadways Container Logistics, said: “While the Olympics was a […]
Hargreaves Services is confident it can rebuild turnover and profit in its logistics business after the division suffered a 47% drop in operating profit to £2.3m last year.