DX Group has issued a profit warning due to continuing challenges in the courier market and margin pressure within its freight business. In a trading update the operator said the tough trading conditions referred to in its update from 22 November 2016 had continued, including pressure on pricing. “While there has been strong momentum and wins in the Logistics business, the expected growth in higher margin revenue from our DX Courier and freight activities has not come through, impacting profitability due […]
Wincanton looks to be on course to achieve its stated aim of returning to profit this year, despite the impending loss of its finance director. In June Eric Born, chief executive at Wincanton, told MT the company would be back in the black in this financial year, after a pre-tax loss of £47.4m for the year ended 31 March. Extensive restructuring and the disposal of its European business is now starting to bear fruit according to the chief executive, who […]
DSV has blamed a first quarter dip in turnover and EBITDA in its road division on “fierce competition” and a reduction in average consignment size.