ATL (Ascott Transport Limited) inaugurated its Midlands hub in Foston on 6 September. Greg Clark MP, secretary of state for business, officially opened the 35,000 pallet distribution centre and offices, which is housed on a 25-acre freehold site near the A50. MD Jon Ward spoke at the event, as well as co-founder of ATL, Norma Ascott, and her two sons Pete and Joey Ascott. Ward, who joined in April, said: “Over the last five years, we’ve doubled in size so […]
Witham, Essex-based Orb Logistics, the succesor to Task Force Movement & Storage, has gone into administration.
Palletline has appointed two new directors to its board.
Potter Group Logistics has credited stringent cost control, which hasn’t come at the expense of good customer service, for a 27% jump in annual pre-tax profit. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter Group Logistics, said: “As always our focus is on delivering first class customer service. “We have achieved this while applying rigours controls on overheads across all areas of the business.” As a result, pre-tax profit in the year ended April 2012 was £1.04m (2011: £817,000), with turnover 2.8% ahead […]