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. For the year ending 30 June 2017, the company, which trades as Aspray24, reported turnover fall of £32.4m (2016: £49m but an 18 month period). It made a pre-tax loss of £378, 754 (2016: profit of £778, 711. !8 month period). However, in its latest set of financial results […]
United Pallet Network member DBL Logistics has secured £1.8m of funding from HSBC to expand the business with a new 50,000ft² Sheffield DC. Due for completion in January 2013, the new site will run in tandem with DBL’s existing 25,000ft² facility in the Sheffield Business Park, and the company hopes additional volumes will boost its annual turnover, currently £3m per year. The company holds an O-licence for 15 trucks and trailers, but will look to increase the authorisation to 25 […]
C Butt left Pall-Ex more than a year ago – just six months after joining – because its first foray into a pallet network failed to live up to its expectations, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
Lenham Storage walked away from nonviable business last year rather than compromise its service standards, but the operator’s MD has warned that there has been no let-up in rate pressure since.