Customers stockpiling for the UK’s original departure date from the EU drove Boughey Distribution to record a leap in turnover and operating profit in the year to 31 May 2019. In results published today (30 July), Boughey Distribution owner NWF said its food distribution business had high storage levels throughout the period as a result of new customers and customers requiring additional stock in preparation for Brexit, which was originally planned for March. Turnover increased 18.6% to £47.9m (2018: £40.4m) […]
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]
The basket of MT shares has only drifted northwards by 7p in the past seven days. But growth at the rate of a penny a day is a fair old shift for a traditionally quiet time of year in the road transport industry, indicating that there is a lot of sentiment backing the success of Britain’s transport firms.