C Butt is seeing an “important turnaround” in its fortunes this year after winning new business and expanding existing partnerships, according to joint MD Jonathan Butt. Butt became joint MD with brother Robert in May 2016 at the Northamptonshire haulage and warehousing firm, after former MD Clive Hodgkinson retired in March, and operations director Karl Hodgkinson left in May. He said that while the company’s latest annual results to 29 April 2017 “were difficult to take”, they did not indicate […]
Once again the UK’s nine pallet networks bucked the general trend within logistics in 2012, delivering another year of growth. While Greece teetered on the precipice, dragging the whole eurozone deeper into its protracted economic malaise, Europe remained the focal point for many of the UK’s networks looking for the next big thing. European market leader Palletways faces competition with Pall-Ex’s ambitious European plans remaining on course despite the economic headwinds from the Continent, and Palletforce finally revealing its hand […]
Maritime Transport posted its 13th consecutive year of turnover growth, before it incorporated contributions from Roadways Container Logistics (RCL) into its business.
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 […]