The boss of Wincanton says the 3PL has seen signs of the market hardening around price, as an increasing number of clients realise that the cheapest deal is not always the best. Speaking after the publication of its half year results, Wincanton CEO Adrian Colman said the 3PL had sacrificed some top line revenue where the pricing of a contract hadn’t been right. “It’s profit that really matters,” he said. “If you sign something low margin today, it will be […]
Miniclipper Logistics has expanded its operations and vehicle fleet due to increased demand for warehousing from existing customers, as well as new business wins. The operator has taken on an 87,000ft² warehouse a mile from its main base in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, boosting its overall warehousing capacity to 200,000ft². Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, said it had taken on the 15-year lease following an increasing appetite from both existing and new customers for storage space. She said the company, […]
Royal Mail’s “astonishing reversal of fortunes” after the online shopping surge during the pandemic means it expects to make an adjusted operating profit of £700m, more than double last year’s £325m.
Expect Distribution shook off any potential adverse impact from the coronavirus pandemic to deliver a 68% increase in pre-tax profits last year.