RT Keedwell Holdings is on track for a busy 2019 thanks to a “buoyant” order book, strong regional growth and a double-contract award at the Hinckley Point C nuclear power station project. Speaking to motortransport.co.uk about its latest accounts for the year-ended 31 October 2018, the Highbridge, Somerset-based operator said it was confident it would continue to boost profitability, despite ongoing industry-wide challenges such as high operating costs, pressure on rates and driver recruitment. Turnover for the holding group’s haulage […]
DPDgroup UK, which trades as DPD and Interlink Express, has seen turnover rise 26% and pre-tax profit increase 19.6% and said it is “well placed to deliver further growth”.
Average turnover for the Motor Transport Top 100 rose by 4.3% year-on-year, and pre-tax profit rose 29.6% in the same period, as the largest third-party logistics businesses in the UK put the impact of the recession firmly behind them.
XPO Logistics Europe will invest tens of millions of euros in new Range D and Range T trucks over the next two years, the operator has said.