Small businesses in transport and distribution are looking forward to “a new era of planning for sales growth” according to latest research, which claimed Brexit uncertainty had now been cast aside. Figures from Hitachi Capital Business Finance (HCBF) showed growth prospects for small firms in the sector had increased for the fourth successive quarter. Growth outlook had jumped to 34%, from 29% at the end of last year and those predicting contraction had fallen from 29% in the third quarter […]
Viridor, the refuse and recycling operator, saw its turnover boosted by an acquisition spree last year, but profit fell as growth in recycling failed to offset a fall in landfill volumes. Viridor bought JWS Churngold for £14.25m in November 2011, having purchased Storm Recycling in June of that year and In January 2011 Veolia’s trade waste collection interests in Cornwall and North Devon and its industrial and commercial collection interests in Devon and Somerset. The company, which now makes half […]
Widdowson Logistics’ sister company Davis Haulage owed unsecured creditors £4.7m when it was placed into administration just before Christmas.