Online grocer Ocado is continuing to suffer from the fire which destroyed its Andover depot last year, reporting a pre-tax loss of £214.5m for 2019. The retailer’s latest annual results to 1 December 2019 reveal losses that are almost five times higher than the £44m loss the company made in the previous year. Ocado said exceptional charges of £94.1m, most of which were due to the Andover fire, were to blame for the size of the pre-tax losses in the […]
R Swain & Sons boosts turnover and profits in 2018 despite impact of “Beast from the East” and Brexit
R Swain & Sons defied adverse weather conditions to boost turnover by almost a third and pretax profit by close to three quarters last year, helped by its acquisition of Express Freight in June 2018.
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.
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