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 […]
Stobart Group has sold its automotive after-sales division, Stobart Vehicle Services, to Paragon Group for an undisclosed sum. The division, which was part of Autologic prior to its purchase by Stobart in August 2012, provides car manufacturers and dealerships with services ranging from new car preparation to customisation. As part of the deal Paragon will take on former Autologic sites in Corby, Portbury, Doncaster and five manufacturer locations and said it would be “welcoming 500 new staff”. The division will […]
TNT Express has unveiled a two-year plan to target higher margin business, which includes palletised freight and larger, heavier parcels, and improve its profitability.