Wincanton saw annual turnover fall in the year ended 31 March 2019 but profit increase, thanks to a strong performance in retail that offset contract losses elsewhere. Turnover was 2.6% lower for the period at £1.14bn (2018: £1.17bn). Pre-tax profit (normalised to strip out exceptional items such as previous restructuring) was up 6.3% to £49.3m (2018: £46.4m). Its statutory pre-tax profit for the period was 28.2% more at £48.6m (2018: £37.9m). Wincanton’s debt was down by more than a third […]
Eddie Stobart is rolling out Microlise systems across its fleet of more then 2,000 vehicles, after a “detailed evaluation” of the new system against its predecessor.
Norbert Dentressangle has secured a two-year contract renewal with client Fernox.
Clipper Logistics has signed a ten year deal with The John Lewis Partnership to provide retail support services from Clipper’s new DC in Northampton.