Amazon’s drive to use “cheaper hauliers” combined with “fierce” competition, tight margins and the driver shortage have seen Currie Solutions’ pre-tax losses almost quadruple. However, managing director Stephen Turner remained upbeat this week, insisting that the Dumfries-based haulage firm is going through a period of transition as it expands and develops its services, following the company’s MBO in January this year. Reporting its latest annual results to 31 December 2018, the haulier revealed a fall in turnover to £39.4m (2017: […]
AKW Group saw its annual pre-tax profit climb by more than 60%, despite a £600,000 write off, after it delivered better-than-expected sales at its transport, warehousing and contract packaging businesses.
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.
The continuing importance of Amazon to the UK and European warehousing markets has been underlined in the annual results of developer and landlord Segro.