UPS’s UK business recorded “modest growth” last year in both turnover and pre-tax profit, with revenue rises largely driven by its European and international businesses. Turnover rose 8.7% to £944.9m in the year to 31 December 2016 (2015: £869.1m), with pre-tax profit up 6.9% to £62.3m (2015: £58.3m). However, whilst the UK market provided the lion’s share of the turnover at £383.3m (2015: £380.2m) it rose just 0.8% in the period. This compared to a 15% revenue rise from its […]
Chester-based third party logistics provider Great Bear Distribution has said it “performed well” last year after raising turnover by over 12% and pre-tax profit by nearly 8%.
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Burton upon Trent was once a global brewing superpower and although that heyday is behind it, the town has successfully reinvented itself, retaining its international flavour and attracting the likes of UPS.