Gregory Distribution (Holdings) arrested a profit decline last year despite being “significantly impacted” by the Beast from the East. The Palletline and Palletways member increased turnover by 8.8% to £174m during the period ending 29 September 2018, and pre-tax profit was up by 3.4% to £5.7m. In the corresponding period in 2017 pre-tax profit had fallen 15% year-on-year to reach £5.5m, which was attributed to the loss of a major client and tough market conditions. The company, which is part […]
Confidence among senior managers in the UK logistics industry remains high, but has fallen slightly since 2014, according to the twice-yearly UK Logistics Confidence Index commissioned by Barclays and Moore Stephens.
Maxi Haulage achieved a record turnover of £66.3m in 2018, but warned the impact of pre-Brexit stockpiling on its Irish operation will hit its current year’s trading.
Elddis Transport is focusing on efficiency with new trucks and trailers in a bid to mitigate the effect of the rising price of fuel.