The German parent company of logistics firm Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has pledged to back its UK division until “at least” September 2020, after the Lichfield-based firm saw its operating loss almost double last year. According to its latest annual results for the year to 31 December 2018, the company saw its operating loss swell to £2.4m (2017: loss of £1.7m). This was despite turnover rising to £75.6m (2017: £74.9m), which the company attributed to its contract logistics division moving from […]
Family-run John Jempson & Son added more than £1m to its turnover last year, thanks to a buoyant construction market in London.
Cross-channel disruption and the migrant crisis, combined with bad debts arising from the steel crisis, saw Laser Transport International suffer a tough second half in 2015.
DX Group delivered an improved performance in the second half of its trading year, but this wasn’t enough to offset the damage done earlier on, the operator said today.