Creditors of NFT Distribution Operations have contacted Motor Transport, criticising the way its business and assets were sold and unhappy that it could take months before unpaid invoices are settled. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has confirmed that it was appointed administrator of the company, which is headquartered in Alfreton, Derbyshire and had a workforce of 2,231 staff. PwC said that on 31 January the majority of NFT’s business and assets were sold to EV Cargo Logistics in a pre-packaged deal following the […]
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
APC Overnight has reported larger parcel volumes this year as well as a greater uplift on its busiest day, after seeing increases in both turnover and pre-tax profit last year.
Norbert Dentressangle’s logistics business saw a 4% increase in turnover during the first half of this year, with growth in the division likely to continue in the second half.