Scottish multimodal operator John G Russell boosted pre-tax profit by 8% last year despite suffering from floods, sluggish rates and disruption on cross-channel routes. The company posted a pre-tax profit of £2.91m in the year to 31 March 2016, up from £2.69m in the same period the previous year. Turnover fell 2.4% to £61m from £62.5m. Chief executive Alan Poulton said a focus on core distribution services and improving margins had helped its performance. This included ending its loss-making rail service […]
NWF Group, which owns Nantwich-based food logistics firm Boughey Distribution, has said its performance during the current financial year will be “significantly ahead of current market expectations”.
Cambridgeshire-based ambient food logistics specialist Bretts Transport has said it anticipates “a good profitable year” after reporting a 9.5% increase in turnover for the 12 months to the end of March.
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]