AKW Group saw its annual pre-tax profit climb by more than 60%, despite a £600,000 write off, after it delivered better-than-expected sales at its transport, warehousing and contract packaging businesses. According to the group’s latest annual results to 30 June 2016, pre-tax profit rose to £1.5m (2015: £950,146) with turnover up 21.9% in the period to £24.6m (2015: £20.2m). The group is the parent company of AKW Global Logistics, created after the merger of AK Worthington and Global Logistics (UK) in […]
Lloyd Fraser has warned that current trading conditions are challenging, but added it was too early to say what impact Brexit might have on its future performance.
Ambitious Bradford-based operator Advanced Supply Chain has launched a consultancy service offering logistics advice to SMEs. The operator, which has predicted a turnover of £100m within five years, is targeting the new Consultancy Plus service at smaller businesses. The first company to benefit from the new service, Lancashire-based soft furnishings supplier J Rosenthal & Son, has already made improvements to operational management, staffing, strategic thinking and recruitment. Mike Danby, chief executive at Advanced Supply Chain, said: “We decided to bring […]
South Wales haulier John Raymond Transport suffered a drop in pre-tax profit of over 99.7% in the last financial year, accounts lodged at Companies House have shown.