Contract changes and one-off project costs contributed to Gist’s annual profit plunging by more than half last year, according to the firm’s latest results. Whilst the food, networking and contracts logistics business saw turnover rise 4.8% to £437.3m (2016: £416.6m) in the year to 31 December 2017; its pre-tax profit fell 50% to £8.8m (2016: £17.7m). In its strategic report to the accounts, the company, which counts M&S, EAT and Starbucks among its clients, attributed the downward profit spiral to […]
AKW Group saw its annual pre-tax profit climb by more than 60%, despite a £600,000 write off, after it delivered better-than-expected sales at its transport, warehousing and contract packaging businesses.
Lockwood Haulage saw its annual turnover climb by almost 20% to £17.5m in its latest reporting period, thanks to new wins and the development of existing partnerships.