Pre-tax profit at parcels giant FedEx UK plummeted by more than a quarter last year, the parcels company has revealed. Reporting its latest annual results to 31 March 2019 the company, which operates a fleet of over 800 trucks and 700 trailers from a string of depots across the UK, revealed a 27% fall in pre-tax profit to £13.7m, down from £18.7m in the previous year. Turnover in the period fell by 12.27% to £218.5m (2018: £249m). In its strategic […]
DHL, FedEx and Royal Mail have been named among the top 20 strongest business brands for the second year running in the annual ‘Superbrands’ league table.
TNT Express saw a 13% drop in EMEA operating profit in the third quarter, despite a 3,2% turnover rise, due to “challenging trading conditions in Europe”. The parcel firm, which last week received a statement of objections from the European Commission ahead of its acquisition by UPS, did not perform as well in its EMEA operations as it had during the same period in 2011, its Q3 trading results revealed. Reported operating profit margins fell from 6.4% in Q3 2011 […]
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