Northern Ireland-based Woodside Logistics Group saw operating profit boosted by 20% to £2.8m last year, despite a “challenging environment”, its latest annual results have revealed. The group – which includes Woodside Haulage, Woodside Distribution, Woodside Motorfreight, Woodside Ireland, Woodside Tankfreight, Woodside Warehousing and Woodside Global – is based in Ballynure, Co Antrim. The family firm has three operating centres in Ballynure, Dublin Port and Preston, Lancashire, employs over 500 staff and is a member of Pallet Track. In its latest […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) achieved a major milestone in 2018 as it spent big on transforming itself into an end-to-end transport supplier with turnover, profit and debt surging as a consequence.
A combination of winning and retaining business and improving efficiency helped turnover and pre-tax profit at Wincanton grow in the first half of this year.
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS is being wound-up by its administrators after they failed to find a buyer for the business. The company, which has two large DCs at Punchbowl Park in Hemel Hempstead and Felling, near Gateshead, as well as smaller deports across the UK, was licensed to run more than 300 vehicles. These were operated via a combination of own-account and third party providers. As a consequence of the failure to find an outright buyer, 685 Waverley employees […]