Yodel made a pre-tax loss of £82.5m in its most recent financial year, which is the parcel operator’s biggest loss since 2013. The Barclay brothers-owned business has never managed to turn a profit, but for the year ended 30 June 2017 Yodel’s pre-tax loss leapt 64% compared with its loss of £50.4m in 2016. Its newly published accounts also reveal a drop in turnover of 3% year-on-year to £409.8m (2016: £422.7m). Former CEO Mike Cooper, who left the business in […]
Chilled food distribution specialist NFT has seen its turnover and pre-tax profit rise at the same time as signing a five-year refinancing package with HSBC. Turnover increased by 8% to £152.4m for the year-ending 31 March, from £140.9m a year ago. Pre-tax profit rose 60% from £1.4m to £2.2m. Its shared user transport network delivered an average of 39,000 pallets a week of food and general merchandise in the financial year, an increase of 40% year-on-year. A contract with an […]
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%.
The boss of CM Downton has said customers need to be realistic about haulage rates as the economic recovery begins to lay bare capacity issues within road transport.