Latest figures from Massey Wilcox show that it increased revenue by 8.3% but profits fell as it struggled to pass on running costs, particularly wages. For the year ending 31 May 2019, it reported a turnover of £12m, up from £11.1m the year before. Pre-tax profit reduced by 24% to £638,000, with operating profit falling by 16.4% to £811,000. MD Robert Wilcox (pictured) said the company had been successful in attracting new business during the period, but less so in […]
Logistics business groups have welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s series of measures to get the economy back on its feet, but warned that further initiatives are needed to prevent a slew of job losses.
Ambitious Bradford-based operator Advanced Supply Chain has launched a consultancy service offering logistics advice to SMEs. The operator, which has predicted a turnover of £100m within five years, is targeting the new Consultancy Plus service at smaller businesses. The first company to benefit from the new service, Lancashire-based soft furnishings supplier J Rosenthal & Son, has already made improvements to operational management, staffing, strategic thinking and recruitment. Mike Danby, chief executive at Advanced Supply Chain, said: “We decided to bring […]
Wincanton has found home is where the heart is as customers in the DIY and home retail sectors drove growth at the operator. At the same time it has begun surgery to return its industrial and transport division to health.