Contract wins and investment in infrastructure led to revenues at Expect Distribution increasing by 13.6% in 2019. In its latest financial results, the Bradford logistics firm said revenues from its distribution activities rose by 7.24% to £27.1m for the year ending 30 November 2019, assisted by two further wins in its contract division. Its warehousing achieved year-on-year growth of 56.1% and the opening of its new 200,000 sq ft Woodlands warehouse during the period helped the firm secure a further […]
FTA policy director Elizabeth de Jong has told motortransport.co.uk that the government needs more proof that some hauliers are close to collapse before it can offer sector-specific support.
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has started the roll-out of its Logistics Guild and revealed it will be free to join. The modern day guild, which MT revealed had secured funding last month (17 September), is described as “a member network run by members”. It is intended to meet the development needs of the 2.4 million people that work in logistics. “The guild will build the self-esteem of many workers in the sector and improve its image,” SfL chief executive Mick […]
Wincanton has told investors that its full year turnover will be lower than 2018’s, after the late start of a number of new contracts failed to offset its exit from several low margin deals.