C Butt made a loss for the year ending April 2016 of almost £356,000, but added its balance sheet and cash reserves remained strong. The pre-tax loss was down on previous year’s £557,060. The reduction its annual loss was achieved despite a reduction in turnover to £13.7m (2015: £14.5m). The company undertook a major restructure last year following a decision by several major clients to take their transport back in-house. They included Poundstretcher and kitchen supplier Symphony. In 2016, MD Clive Hodgkinson […]
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has started the roll-out of its Logistics Guild and revealed it will be free to join. The modern day guild, which MT revealed had secured funding last month (17 September), is described as “a member network run by members”. It is intended to meet the development needs of the 2.4 million people that work in logistics. “The guild will build the self-esteem of many workers in the sector and improve its image,” SfL chief executive Mick […]
A turn-round strategy introduced at Aspray Transport last year led to the next day carrier spending almost £400,000 to tackle a “highly challenging” environment resulting in the firm recording a loss.